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As part of Fortinet's commitment to train 1 million people by 2026, the Fortinet Training Institute has created an education-focused version of its Security Awareness and Training service and has made it available for free to primary and secondary schools.

Research from Fortinet’s 2023 Security Awareness and Training Global Research Brief shows that in the education sector:


of education institutions experienced one or more breaches during the last 12 months


see the benefits of cybersecurity training to better protect their schools


believe increased cybersecurity awareness for all education staff reduces cyberattacks


The Security Awareness and Training Service: Education Edition is currently available at no cost in the following countries. Please visit the country page for details. All other countries, please see below. 

What's Included

Curriculum for the Classroom

With the support of educators from around the world, Fortinet aims to empower students to apply cybersecurity skills to their digital interactions at school, at home, and everywhere they go. The Security Awareness Curriculum includes:

Teacher Guides Ready-to-Teach Lesson Plans Lesson Slides Student Handouts Multimedia Assets

Awareness and Training for Education Staff

Training Modules

Quizzes and Knowledge Checks

Micro and Nano Reinforcement Videos

Awareness Assets

Intuitive Administration and Management Portal for Administrators

Purpose-built to align to NIST 800-50 and NIST 800-16 guidelines, the service provides a turnkey offering including an intuitive administrative interface for campaign building, monitoring, and reporting. Certificates of Completion are issued to those learners who complete the training.

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Key Benefits

Security Awareness and Training Service Awards & Recognitions

2023 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Winner 2023 Global InfoSec Awards Winner 2023 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award Winner
2023 CyberSecurity Excellence Award Winner for Best Security Awareness Program 2023 Global InfoSec Award Winner for Best Security Awareness Training 2023 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award Winner for Best Security Awareness Training Platform