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Cybersecurity for Sales Professionals

via LinkedIn Learning Path


If you're a nontechnical sales professional at a cybersecurity or tech company and want to have better conversations with your customers, this learning path is for you. Equip yourself with the basic cybersecurity concepts and terms you need to have more meaningful interactions with customers.
  • Learn basic cybersecurity concepts and best practices.
  • Communicate effectively with security professionals.
  • Explore the challenges that security professionals face.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Cybersecurity at Work
-Learn about the most common cybersecurity threats that affect the modern workplace, and discover what you can do about them—both to protect yourself and your organization.

Course 2: Cybersecurity Awareness: Building Your Cybersecurity Vocabulary
-Get started with cybersecurity by reviewing the vocabulary heard in the cybersecurity industry, as well as scenarios where those words, phrases, and acronyms are used.

Course 3: Cybersecurity Awareness: Social Engineering
-Defend your organization from social engineering by learning to recognize and thwart the most common types of attacks.

Course 4: The Cybersecurity Threat Landscape (2019)
-Learn how to protect your organization’s data from even the most devious cybersecurity threats. Examine the most common security concerns as well as newer attack vectors.

Course 5: Cybersecurity for Executives
-Improve your cyber risk management skills. Learn the basics of cybersecurity and the top cyber risks affecting executives and their organizations.

Course 6: Soft Skills for Information Security Professionals
-Information security isn’t all ones and zeros. Learn how to communicate security concepts and proposals in terms that will resonate with audiences of all technical abilities.

Course 7: Solution Sales
-Develop proficiency at solution-selling—a customer-focused approach to sales—and learn why it is critical when selling large deals and sophisticated products and services.


Taught by

Caroline Wong, Serge Borso, Stephanie I., Marc Menninger, CISSP, CRISC, Kip Boyle, Jerod Brennen and Scott Edinger


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