Data Security Learning Program

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  • staffAll employees
  • rwdDesktop, Tablet, Mobile
  • chk-mark508/WCAG Compliant

Provide learners at your institution with a high-level overview of data security issues. This learning program includes online courses and supplemental resources with practical steps institutions can take to avoid data breaches.

This program will help learners:

  • Understand what motivates scammers and why academia is a target
  • Stay vigilant when using their institutional email and mindful of inadventent disclosures
  • Seek help if they believe they've encountered a phishing scam or malware attack
  • Identify the different types of malware and how it can be delivered to them
  • See that malware, especially ransomware, is an increasing threat
  • Identify best practices for using passwords, including what makes a "good" password and the importance of unique passwords for each website
  • Understand what password managers are and how they work
  • Gain an introductory knowledge of multifactor authentication
  • Be aware of the risks of device theft while travelling
  • Avoid allowing unauthorized access to secured buildings or physical files and electronic devices

 

All employees at higher education and K-12 institutions can benefit from this learning program.

 

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    Provide learners at your institution with a high-level overview of data security issues. This learning program includes online courses and supplemental resources with practical steps institutions can take to avoid data breaches.

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    This program will help learners:

    • Understand what motivates scammers and why academia is a target
    • Stay vigilant when using their institutional email and mindful of inadventent disclosures
    • Seek help if they believe they've encountered a phishing scam or malware attack
    • Identify the different types of malware and how it can be delivered to them
    • See that malware, especially ransomware, is an increasing threat
    • Identify best practices for using passwords, including what makes a "good" password and the importance of unique passwords for each website
    • Understand what password managers are and how they work
    • Gain an introductory knowledge of multifactor authentication
    • Be aware of the risks of device theft while travelling
    • Avoid allowing unauthorized access to secured buildings or physical files and electronic devices

     

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    All employees at higher education and K-12 institutions can benefit from this learning program.

     

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