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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
  • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • CISA Incident Response Training --  CISA has developed a no-cost cybersecurity incident response training for government employees and contractors across Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) government, and is open to educational and critical infrastructure partners.
    • Federal Government Cybersecurity Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks -- A standard set of operational procedures to be used in planning and conducting cybersecurity vulnerability and incident response activities applicable for use by State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) government.
    • 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.
  • 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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