Cybersecurity Awareness Training

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Free, No Charge. 

How To Get Started with the Cybersecurity Awareness Training

University of Regina employees are encouraged to partake in the free Cybersecurity Awareness Training.

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About the Training

  • The onlineCybersecurity Awareness Training will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
  • It can be completed all at once, or your progress can be saved and resumed at a later time.  
  • University of Regina employees are encouraged to complete the online survey and training modules. The cybersecurity awareness training will provide valuable information to help you identify online risks, become more aware of common types of cyber attacks and better equip you to report threats.

Required Training

There is an initial "Awareness, Attitudes and Perceptions Survey," which is issued prior to starting training. This seeks to establish a baseline assessment, and takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

  • Once the survey is completed, 6 training courses will be assigned. and are required to be completed.  

The training courses are:

Cybersecurity Awareness 100: Introduction


Completion Time: Approximately 15 Minutes

Learning Opportunitiess:

  • Introduction video
  • Overview of cybersecurity awareness training.

Cybersecurity Awareness 101: Cybercrime


Completion Time: Approximately 10 Minutes

Learning Opportunities:

  • The rising threat of cybercrime.
  • How cybercriminals use social engineering to "hack" people and organizations.
  • How cybercriminals use malicious software.
  • How to protect yourself and your organization.
  • Reporting Incidents and Phishing.

Cybersecurityy Awareness 102: Hacking Humans


Completion Time:Approximatelyy 10 Minutes

Learning Opportunities: 

  • Social Engineering.
  • Phishing
  • Phishing Tactics.
  • Vishing
  • Smishing
  • Protect Yourself.

Cybersecurity Awareness 103: Malware and theCybercrime Toolkit


Completion Time: Approximately 10 Minutes

Learning Opportunities:

  • Malware
  • Viruses
  • Trojans
  • Spyware
  • Ransomware
  • Remote Access Tools.
  • Mobile Device Malware.

Cybersecurity Awareness 104: Securing Yourself


Completion Time: Approximately 10 Minutes

Learning Opportunities:

  • Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Password Protection
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Protect Your Data
  • Physical Security

Cybersecurity Awareness 105: Security at the University of Regina


Completion Time: Approximately 15 Minutes

Learning Opportunities:

  • Security Resources
  • Policies and Standards
  • BYOD
  • Antivirus
  • WiFi Usage
  • MFA
  • Reporting Incidents and Phishing.