Information Security Essentials Training

Mandatory Security Training for NAU Employees

This mandatory online training is designed to educate employees about secure access to the relevant data they need to conduct University business. It covers the essentials needed to help prevent unauthorized access to systems, data, and networks which can lead to misuse of, or damage to computer assets or data.

All four modules must be completed to receive credit for completing this course. 

View the Information Security Essentials Training policy in the University Policy Library.

What is Information Security?
Approximate video length: 5 minutes, followed by a 5 question quiz
What is Information Security transcript 

Account Security
Approximate video length: 6 minutes, followed by a 5 question quiz
Account Security transcript 

Device Security
Approximate video length: 8 minutes, followed by a 5 question quiz
Device Security transcript.

Phishing Scams
Approximate video length: 10 minutes, followed by a 5 question quiz
Phishing Scams transcript.


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