Global Learning Systems Wins Industry Awards for GLS OnDemand LMS and Security Awareness Training

Global Learning Systems named Gold winner in the Training, Awareness and Educational Programs category, and Bronze winner in Cloud Computing/SaaS category at the 9th Annual IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards hosted by Network Products Guide

WASHINGTON, D.C., July, 2014 — Global Learning Systems (GLS), a leading eLearning solutions provider of off-the-shelf and customized security and compliance training, is an award recipient for its security awareness training programs and the GLS OnDemand LMS (learning management system), given by Network Products Guide at its 9th Annual IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. These industry and peer awards are the world’s premier information technology awards, honoring achievements in every facet of the Information Technology (IT) industry.

GLS’ security awareness training program received the Gold award in the Training, Awareness and Educational Programs category. This award follows other recent industry recognition. The programs incorporate online courseware, topic-based modules, communication materials, and additional resources for continuous learning. The security awareness training keeps Fortune 500 companies and small and medium businesses secure by raising awareness about recent threats and reinforcing security best practices. Using multiple channels of communication results in true organizational behavior changes for a security-minded culture.

The award-winning security training is delivered online, often via the GLS OnDemand LMS, for 24/7 global delivery. It covers vital security topics including: social engineering; phishing; email safety; physical security; password security; internet safety, password security and more. GLS’ training curriculum provides real-life scenarios and challenges so learners can recognize security threats quickly and react appropriately.

In addition to the Gold award, GLS OnDemand was awarded Bronze in the Cloud Computing/SaaS category at the recent awards ceremony. The OnDemand learning portal hosts GLS’ library of courses and serves as a custom eLearning and delivery platform for companies worldwide. From creating and deploying training, to follow-up and reporting, GLS OnDemand provides the tools needed to meet customer requirements with its user-friendly interface, resulting in effective and engaging training and seamless assessment.

“We are honored to win these recent awards that highlight the importance of organizational security and the need for training programs that effectively drive security behavior change,” GLS Chief Executive Officer Larry Cates said. “Our library of security and compliance courses and our OnDemand Learning Management System combine to produce powerful off-the-shelf and custom learning programs for our expanding client base worldwide.”

GLS was honored with these accolades in San Francisco, Calif., on June 23, 2014, during the Network Products Guide’s 9th annual dinner and presentations, with many industry leaders in attendance.

About Global Learning Systems

Global Learning Systems provides security awareness and compliance training programs for employees that effectively promote behavior change, protect your organization and Strengthen Your Human Firewall®. In addition to carefully tailoring program materials to client needs, we offer an online learning platform, phishing simulation tool, courseware customization and high-touch customer service.

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