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Data Security Course Collection

Part of Canopy Programs®

About This Course Collection

Equip the faculty and staff at your institution with a high-level overview of data security threats and exposures. This award-winning collection includes online courses and supplemental resources that contain practical steps for institutional stakeholders to avoid data breaches.

  • Implemented by 119 institutions
  • Completed by 69,300 learners
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Data Security: Malware

This course will review the basics of malware to ensure faculty and staff are informed of good practices to help keep the data at your institution — and in one’s personal life — safe and secure.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

10 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners with:

  • Seeking help if you’ve encountered a phishing scam or malware attack
  • Identifying the different types of malware and how it can be delivered
  • Understanding that malware, especially ransomware, is an increasing threat

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Data Security: Mobile Devices and Third-Party Websites

This course will review the basics of mobile security and third-party websites to ensure faculty and staff are informed of good practices to help keep the data at your school — and in one’s personal life — safe and secure.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

10 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Recognize the importance of keeping mobile device's software up-to-date
  • Understand the benefits of using multifactor authentication

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Data Security: Passwords

This course will help faculty, staff, and students identify best practices for using passwords, including what makes a "good" password and the importance of maintaining unique passwords for each website and application one visits.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

10 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Identify best practices for using passwords, including what makes a “good” password and the importance of unique passwords for each website
  • Understand what password managers are and how they work

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Data Security: Phishing

This course will review the basics of phishing to ensure faculty and staff are informed of good practices to help keep the data at your school — and in one’s personal life — safe and secure.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

10 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners understand:

  • What motivates scammers
  • Why academia is a target
  • How to stay vigilant when using an institutional email
  • How to be mindful of inadvertent disclosures

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Data Security: Physical Security and Unintended Disclosures

Your institution’s data can be exposed by intruders getting into your building, sifting through garbage, or stealing a school laptop from an unlocked car. This course will review the basics of physical security and unintended disclosures to ensure your faculty and staff have the knowledge to keep the data at your institution safe and secure.

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Course Length

10 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners:

  • Recognize to use cloud services only when the services comply with school policies
  • Be aware of the risks of device theft while travelling
  • Avoid allowing unauthorized access to secured buildings or physical files and electronic devices

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