• Educational institutions possess massive amounts of data making them tempting targets for hackers and other digital criminals. This award-winning learning program helps protect your school by providing faculty and staff with an overview of how to combat data security issues and tactics to avoid breaches.

    Course: Phishing

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    Topics covered:

    • Understanding what motivates scammers to deploy phishing emails
    • Staying vigilant when using school email
    • Seeking help when encountering a phishing scam

    Course: Malware

    Topics covered:

    • Why academia is a target of malware attacks
    • Different types of malware
    • How malware can be delivered
    • The increasing threat posed by malware, especially ransomware
    • What to do when encountering a malware attack

    Course: Passwords

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    Topics covered:

    • What makes a good password
    • Best practices for using passwords
    • The importance of creating a unique password for each website
    • What password managers are and how they work
    • The basics of multifactor authentication

    Course: Physical Security and Unintended Disclosures

    Topics covered:

    • The risk of allowing physical access to physical files and electronic devices
    • Types of sensitive data at academic institutions that can be exposed
    • The importance of preventing unauthorized access to secured buildings
    • The importance of locking unattended physical files and electronic devices
    • Staying mindful of inadvertent disclosures
    • The risks of device theft while traveling

    Course: Mobile Devices and Third-Party Websites

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    Topics covered:

    • Not allowing unauthorized access to secured buildings or physical files and electronic devices
    • The importance of keeping mobile devices' software up-to-date
    • The benefits of using multifactor authentication

    Audience: Faculty, staff

    Our Data Security learning program was named a Gold Stevie Award winner at the 2019 Annual American Business Awards®, which recognizes important new education and learning products.

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    Our learning programs are hosted in a portal that can be tailored to incorporate your school’s policies, logo, and colors. This allows the online learning experience to integrate with other training initiatives, better fit the campus culture, and improve training rollout, implementation, and completion rates. Learn More