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Cybersecurity Awareness Training

The 2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Training Begins on August 12!

Computing and Technology Services (CTS) is pleased to announce the kickoff of its cybersecurity training for all faculty, staff and administrators! This program aims to raise awareness about common trends in cybersecurity and help keep your personal information and identity secure.

As a participant in this training, you will have access to the university's new KnowBe4 cybersecurity training dashboard. Here, you can view the KnowBe4 security awareness training, which will take between 30 to 40 minutes to complete. After completing the training, you can put your cybersecurity skills to the test in the KnowBe4 "Danger Zone" game.


FAQs

How will I know when the cybersecurity awareness training has started?

The 2019 cybersecurity awareness training begins on August 12, 2019. All employees will receive an email from the CTS Help Desk (help@duq.edu) containing details about logging in to the training dashboard during the week of August 12.

How do I log in to the cybersecurity awareness training website?

To access the KnowBe4 cybersecurity awareness training, follow the steps listed below:

  1. Click the Start Training button located above.
  2. Sign in with your MultiPass username and password.

After successfully signing in, you will arrive at the KnowBe4 training dashboard.

KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Awareness Training Dashboard

Note: if you are enrolled in Duo multi-factor authentication (MFA), you will be required to perform an MFA login process when accessing the cybersecurity awareness training.

What do I do if I am unable to log in to the cybersecurity awareness training?

If you are unable to log in to the cybersecurity awareness training, please try resetting your MultiPass password. If you still encounter issues, please contact the CTS Help Desk at 412.396.4357 or help@duq.edu

How long does the cybersecurity awareness training take to complete?

The cybersecurity awareness training will take between 30 to 40 minutes to complete. After completing the training, you can put your cybersecurity skills to the test in the KnowBe4 "Danger Zone" game.

When is the deadline to complete the cybersecurity awareness training?

The cybersecurity awareness training will run from August 12, 2019, through January 10, 2020. If you complete the training by January 10, you will be entered into a drawing to win prizes!

What topics are covered in the cybersecurity awareness training?

This year's cybersecurity awareness training covers the following social engineering topics:

  • Phishing
  • Spear phishing
  • USB attacks
  • Vishing (voice phishing, phone-based attacks)
  • Smishing (SMS phishing, text-based attacks)