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Information Security Awareness Training

All ASU faculty and staff are required to take information security awareness training within the first month of employment and annually thereafter. This online, self-paced class shows you how to protect ASU data and information systems from harm. The course takes about 25 minutes to complete and includes a presentation and a quiz. You must answer 12 of 15 quiz questions correctly to earn credit for the course. You may re-take the quiz if necessary. For a direct link to the 2018 Annual Information Security Training, Click here

In this class, you will learn more about:

  • The laws and policies that apply when you handle sensitive information at ASU
  • Protecting your systems, accounts, and information
  • Identifying who's sending you information
  • How encryption plays a vital role in protection
  • Using security software that updates automatically
  • How to secure mobile devices and other things when connecting to the internet
  • Your role in implementing new technology systems and products through contracts and security reviews
  • What to do when you have an information security event

Instructions for taking the online, self-paced “ASU Information Security Training”:

To enroll in the online, self-paced “ASU Information Security Training” course, click here. You can return to the course anytime from Blackboard.

Remember, you must answer 12 of 15 quiz questions correctly to earn credit for the course. You may re-take the quiz if necessary.

You can find a reference guide for all the links described in the training here.

You can view your training status on the Information Security Training Dashboard here.

(Quiz scores may take a couple of days to be reflected in the dashboard. Check the last updated date on the dashboard page.)