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Training & Awareness

The cyber security training and awareness programs engage campus users to focus attention on security and help build relevant cyber security skills. IT Security aims to educate the University community about security best practices and to help end users understand security risks, policies and compliance, mitigation strategies, and data protection. 

IT Security News Blog

For security news and tips throughout the year, check out the topics provided on our Security Blog.

Recent Security Alerts

Student Training

A free Cybersecurity Awareness course for students is available on Canvas. The course is titled Secure Sooner, and was developed by students working in Information Technology. Students are not automatically enrolled in this course, but students can enroll using the link above and clicking the "Join this Course" button or by following these instructions (pdf).

In-person Training

IT Security has created the IT Security Top 5 ways to Stay Cyber Secure, and would like to share this information with the campus through department and faculty meetings, classes, or at events held across campus. Email Security@ou.edu to set up a time for us to visit.

Phishing Assessments

Another training tool available is phishing assessments. IT Security can work with your department to conduct internal phishing assessments to determine risk and training needs, email grc@ou.edu for more information.