Millions Learn Cybersecurity Essentials With Infosec Institute Fueling 62% ARR Growth in 2021

Infosec Institute, a leading cybersecurity education company, today announced impressive 2021 growth for its software segment of business — reporting a 62% increase in annual recurring revenue. Infosec’s software platforms — Infosec IQ and Infosec Skills — helped millions of learners make the digital world safer in 2021 by delivering 26 million minutes (49 years’ worth) of cybersecurity training.

Record numbers of cyber incidents and open cybersecurity roles in 2021 fueled the need for security education to strengthen organizations’ security cultures, upskill cyber teams, reduce business risk and meet compliance. As the only cybersecurity education provider with role-guided training for the entire organization, Infosec rose to this challenge by driving significant innovation in its security education software, investing in customer care and satisfaction and focusing on corporate social responsibility by building community.

Innovating for growth 

Two SaaS cybersecurity education platforms — Infosec Skills for hands-on security skills training and Infosec IQ for security awareness and phishing training — fueled Infosec’s 2021 growth with these innovation achievements:

Providing award-winning customer experience

Throughout 2021, industry leaders recognized Infosec for its market leadership and customer experience with numerous accolades based on more than 1,500 validated customer reviews including:

Building community through cybersecurity

Beyond business growth, Infosec focused on its commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives, earning recognition as a TrustRadius’ TechCares award recipient, celebrating companies that have gone above and beyond to provide strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). 

Through Infosec Gives, the company’s 1-1-1 philanthropic commitment to sharing profit, product and time to make a lasting impact, the team has:

  • volunteered  more than 850 hours to over 42 local non-profits
  • donated $15,000 to over 50 organizations and 
  • awarded $200,000 in Infosec Accelerate Scholarships to make cybersecurity more accessible to women, BIPOC, LGBTQI+, veterans and undergraduates.

Infosec also launched their Infosec Gives Partner Program, a collaboration initiative with industry organizations sharing Infosec’s vision to make cyber training more accessible. The program welcomed the Women’s Society of Cyberjustsu as their first partner. 

The company’s commitment to the community also shined through its employee experience with Infosec recognized as a Madison Top Workplace and Chicago Best Place to Work.

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