OpenSesame announces expanded partnership with Global Learning Systems to extend IT security and compliance training

Portland, OR – 29 April 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Global Learning Systems (GLS) to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its global IT security and compliance training offering. Organizations worldwide have moved to remote working, necessitating greater employee awareness of cyber security protocols. 

Global 2000 companies leverage the OpenSesame Plus subscription with over 7,500 curated courses—now including GLS’s interactive, gamified and scenario-based courses—to develop organizational online safety and cyber security awareness.

For over 30 years, GLS has provided cybersecurity awareness and compliance training programs in multiple languages to effectively develop the digital skills needed in today’s evolving business environment at organizations of all sizes. Courses include interactive activities, games, and assessments to engage and measure effectiveness of the training. 

“As more organizations are driving digital transformation of their businesses, they need more sophisticated technical training for their IT technical teams,” said Spencer Thornton, Senior Vice President of Curation at OpenSesame. “GLS’s interactive, multimedia, IT, and language training will ensure OpenSesame customers are ready for the digital future.” 

“Through our expanded partnership, organizations wrestling with the toughest IT security challenges they have ever faced can now access our cybersecurity awareness and secure coding training from OpenSesame.” said Larry Cates, President and CEO of Global Learning Systems. 

About OpenSesame

OpenSesame helps develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces. With the most comprehensive catalog of elearning courses from the world’s top publishers, we are here to help you every step of the way, from finding courses, mapping them to your core competencies, syncing them with your LMS to increasing utilization and improving your L&D programs. Not only will you have the flexibility of multiple purchasing options from OpenSesame, you’ll find it simple to use and administer your elearning courses. To learn more, visit

About Global Learning Systems

With more than 30 years of experience developing behavior change programs, Global Learning Systems is an industry leader in security awareness training. The company helps businesses identify areas of vulnerability and change employee behavior to create a security-minded and compliance-oriented workforce. For more information, visit