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Because cyber and technology are ever-evolving, continuous cyber-related training is imperative in order to remain vigilant. Individuals, business owners, educational institutions, and government sectors will benefit from the many cybersecurity training courses available. Below you will find a variety of training for a variety of sectors and people.

  • General Public
    • Khan Academy Cybersecurity 101
      Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
    • Federal Trade Commission: How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure
      Learn how to protect your personal information to help reduce your risk of identity theft.
    • Stay Safe Online
      Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. Focused on encouraging personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices, digital privacy and draw attention to careers in cybersecurity.
    • Safe and Secure Online - Senior Citizens
      Safe and Secure Online Seniors edition empowers senior citizens to incorporate safe online habits into their lives so they may enjoy the internet safely while connecting with family and friends in the new digital age.
  • Students
    • Safe Online Surfing
      Here students from the 3rd-8th grade can learn all about cyber safety and digital citizenship.
    • Garfield's Cyber Safety Adventures: Privacy
      Privacy - Real Friends Are Not the Same as Online Friends. Nermal the Kitten finds himself in trouble while playing an online game. Garfield and Friends help Nermal learn that online friends are not the same as real friends. Created by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education in partnership with PAWS, Inc.
    • Garfield's Cyber Safety Adventures: Pause Before You Post
      In this adventure, Nermal learns the unintended consequences of sharing personal information on social media when he gets a little too excited posting selfies. Created by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education in partnership with PAWS, Inc.
    • Garfield's Cyber Safety Adventures: Cyberbullying
      Cyberbullying: Be Kind Online. After jokingly posting an embarrassing picture of his friend, Otto the Octopus, Nermal the Kitten realizes that he was taking part in cyberbullying. Garfield and Friends learn online etiquette and how to avoid future cyberbullying situations. Created by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education in partnership with PAWS, Inc.
    • Ivy Tech-Free Introduction to Cybersecurity Course
      Free non-credit 15-hour Introductory course on Cybersecurity.
    • Ivy Tech-Free Cybersecurity Essentials Course
      This non-credit 30-hour course develops a foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security. Learn characteristics of cybercrime, security principles, policy and law, technology, and network defense.
    • NetSmartz Kids
      Younger audiences learn with Nettie, Webster, and Clicky, the internet safety robot, while tweens engage with the animated cast of NS High.
  • Parents
    • A Parent’s Guide to Cybersecurity
      Whether by surfing the Web, watching a video, texting, using a smartphone app or playing a game, you are likely “connected” anytime your child is using digital device. Learn how to better protect your kids.
    • I Am Cyber Safe
      Designed to provide practical advice for keeping children safe online through a variety of topics and scenarios. Explore our tips, videos and presentations all created with primary caretakers in mind.
    • Stop.Think.Connect.
      Parent and Educator Resources and materials to help you start the discussion with your kids or students about online safety and their Internet use.
    • Cyber Security for Families
      Mississippi State's resources to Protect Kids Online, Cyber Bullying, Online best practices for kids, and Awareness Videos on how to keep safe online.
    • Internet Safety 101
      Children's online safety should always be a primary concern for parents and caregivers, and with that comes the need to understand the biggest security threats to kids online. Helpful resources to help protect your online devices and networks.
    • Parents’ Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity
      Panda Security's guide that helps protect yourself through cybersecurity basics, educate your kids and learn the best ways to avoid malware.
  • Educators
  • Business & Government
    • NEW! Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Guidebook -- This guidebook is designed to help Indiana businesses, small and large, gain an understanding of what constitutes PII in our daily lives, and to identify the information that requires a heightened degree of protection.
    • Cybersecurity Course for Small Business
      This online self-paced training exercise provides an introduction to securing information in a small business. Topics include: Defining cybersecurity; Explaining the importance of securing information through best cybersecurity practices; Identifying types of information that should be secured; Identifying the types of cyber threats; Defining risk management; and Listing best practices for guarding against cyber threats.
    • Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT)Training
      ICS-CERT program training events consist of 'regional' training courses and workshops at venues in various locations in addition to the 5-day training event held in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Refer to the ICS-CERT calendar for a schedule of these training options. Note that all ICS-CERT training courses are presented with no tuition cost to the attendee.
    • How to Make Your Employees Care About Cybersecurity: 10 Tips
      People are the largest security vulnerability in any organization. Experts have offered their advice on how to make cybersecurity training more effective and protect your business.
    • Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees About Cybersecurity
      This eBook is designed to provide you with tips for educating your employees about cybersecurity. It is important to train employees before you have a data breach. Do not wait to react. Create policies that assume you will be infiltrated, and then help employees learn what they should do (and not do) to keep your business safe.
    • Keep Your Employees Interested in Cybersecurity Awareness Training with these Tips
      As organizations work to make internal company processes and personnel more secure it’s worth asking, “Are we doing enough?” Rehashing an annual awareness training or a yearly email phishing campaign may not be enough to thwart ever-evolving attacks and nefarious activity.
  • Employees
    • SANS Cybersecurity Training
      SANS cybersecurity training is an essential element in the development of individuals and teams that are prepared to protect governmental, military, and commercial institutions from cyberattacks.

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