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.

Once you are enrolled, you will receive an email notification when you are enrolled into the training platform and are able to access Cybersecurity Awareness Training.

If you're having issues logging in, please contact the IT Support Centre.

About the Training

  • The online Cybersecurity 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 cyberattacks and better equip you to report threats.

Required Training

There is an initial "Awareness, Attitudes and Perceptions Survey" which will be 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 Opporunitities:

  • Introduction video
  • Overview of cybersecurity awareness training

Cybersecurity Awareness 101: Cybercrime


Completion Time: Approximately 10 Minutes

Learning Opporunitities:

  • 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

Cybersecurity Awareness 102: Hacking Humans


Completion Time: Approximiately 10 Minutes

Learning Opportunities: 

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

Cybersecurity Awareness 103: Malware and the Cybercrime 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 Opporunitities:

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