Security Training and User Guides

Security Awareness Training

Security Awareness Training courses are now available. To access your assigned courses, login to the Security Awareness Training portal. Each training course is designed to be completed in thirty minutes or less and is conducted entirely online at your own pace.

Core Security Awareness for Faculty and Staff. Recommended for every member of the University. Take this training to learn how to protect the University of Chicago’s data, its network, and your own data and devices.

Additional training is available for individuals who work with more sensitive data or systems:

  • Advanced Awareness for Privileged Users. Learn about additional responsibilities for University system users with elevated access privileges (all campus IT staff should take this training).
  • Security Awareness for Researchers. Learn good practices for protecting sensitive data used in University research.
  • Security Awareness for Researchers Using Healthcare Data. Learn good practices for protecting healthcare data used in University research.

Request training for yourself or your group.

Internet of Things Guidance

The Information Security team has published a guide describing security best practices for Internet of Things devices and a process for assessing the risks of deploying an Internet of Things device.

More guides and content are in development! In the meantime, you can browse the knowledge base to learn more about a range of security-related topics.