Security Awareness Training

Security Awareness Training

The Cybersecurity and Identity team, a division of Information Technology Services, offers free online IT Security awareness education for faculty, staff, and student workers.


This important training will help you keep your computers, accounts, and data, secure. Knowledge of the course curriculum is essential for safe computing in today’s internet age. Training topics include phishing, mobile device security, social networks, PCI DSS, FERPA, HIPAA, passwords, protecting computers, protecting networks and data. This training is housed in the Proofpoint Wombat security education platform. To request access, complete the training request form.

Getting Started

A significant issue for any organization in selecting/developing its own Security Awareness solution is the need to keep the training program fresh and up-to-date with the latest threat vector information. The level of effort needed to maintain the program and keep it updated with the latest attack vector data is significant and often underestimated.

Advantages of Proofpoint Security Education include:

•Go beyond compliance and focus on changing behaviors.
•Meets mandated compliance requirements.
•Posters, videos, and discussion article materials.
•Gamified and interactive training techniques utilized for knowledge retention.

You can access the training through the button on the right, or login to Firefly and select the Security Training tile.

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