Information Security Training
Mandatory On-line Training
All staff are required to complete the mandatory online Information Security training module.
This is accessed from the staff portal, after the login, via the
If the 'UCISA Information Security' module if not on your Learn Upon dashboard, and you haven't previously completed the training please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (tel: ext 2070)
Additional Training Available via Lynda.com
In addition to the mandatory training there is a range of additional training modules available to staff via their Lynda.com account. Lynda.com is an online skills development portal offering an extensive library of high quality video courses in digital, technology, creative and business skills.
Staff can access their Lynda.com account via the staff portal, clicking on the in the bottom left hand corner. Links are provided below to a number of courses to give you a flavour of what is available but we recommend that staff access the courses via their Lynda.com account.
If you have any problems using your Lynda.com account please contact email@example.com (tel.ext 2070)
Below is a collection of relevant fragments from Lynda.com that may help you identify common types of phishing and spam emails, software and sites that you need to be able to avoid.
How to avoid phishing scams (6 mins 56)
Recognising secure websites (3 mins 41)
Recognising social engineering (4 mins)
Understanding Trojans (2 mins 22)
Understanding Whaling (2 mins 44)
Longer Courses (it is recommended that you access these through your Lynda.com account (see above)
Cybersecurity Awareness: Phishing and Whaling (54 mins 32)
a longer course which breaks down into a number of sections:
- Understanding Phishing (2m 55)
- Advanced Phishing Methods (2m 23)
- Types of Phishing (4m 44)
- Impacts of successful phishing attacks (2m 17)
- Phishing methodologies (2m)
- Phishing examples (7m 10)
- How to reduce phishing (1m 28)
- Use of technology in phishing attacks (3m 42)
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