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Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Most data breaches and cyberattacks can be prevented. It is imperative to understand the importance of keeping you and the university protected. Increasing security awareness and practicing good security habits can help identify computer vulnerabilities and stop malicious attacks.

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Discover the best ways to stay cybersafe

The fully interactive online course provides UNLV faculty and staff with educational and efficient training about security threats, breaches, and issues. The user-friendly modules feature short videos and quizzes that cover a number of cybersecurity awareness topics.

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Basics of Cybersecurity Awareness

Locking your front door. Closing your garage. Setting your home alarm. These are some of the security measures we do every day to protect ourselves from criminals. But what about taking security precautions when it comes to the internet?

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How long is the training?

The cybersecurity awareness training may take up to 30 minutes. However, the online modules are designed to allow users to complete it at their own pace, monitor progress, and revisit completed training.

Who is obligated to take the training?

UNLV faculty and staff are required to complete the cybersecurity awareness training on an annual basis. Guidelines for employees to maintain cybersecurity skills are outlined in the university’s Mandatory Cybersecurity Training Policy. Student workers are not required to take the training at this time.

Get Started

UNLV faculty and staff can access the cybersecurity awareness training using WebCampus.

Access the training.

  • Select Cybersecurity Awareness Training in your dashboard.
  • Click get started.

Review your results.

  • Select the grades tab. Your score will appear by the course name. A score of at least 80 is required for completion of the training. It may take some time for the grade to post after completion