​Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Malicious emails designed to trick users have become an everyday occurrence for counties.

However, starting in January 2019, county officials and staff can learn to think before they click to protect their county computer networks and data with TAC's new Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program.

Sign up below for this FREE program. The deadline to register your staff is Dec. 31, 2018.

You can register and enroll your staff by completing the form below, and uploading a completed user import template including the names and email addresses of your participants. We'll be in touch in the weeks to come with more information.

Training Details

The yearlong program includes a comprehensive selection of short, engaging training modules to teach county officials and staff how to be more aware of the potential dangers that may lurk behind a click. Each module takes about 20 minutes to complete and can be taken at the user's convenience through the online training portal.

The training modules can be delivered every other month or four times a year, with 30 days to complete each one. There is no limit to how many staff members you can register. The more staff you train, the bigger the impact on your county's network and data security.

TAC sets up the modules in advance and delivers them via an email link to a list of users provided by the county. Training subjects include:

  • Social Engineering Threats
  • Preventing Ransomware
  • Password Best Practices
  • Securing Work Areas and Resources
  • Preventing Phishing
  • Safe Remote and Mobile Computing
  • Risks of Social Media

Adding New Employees to Existing Team

If a new employee joins your staff partway through your team’s course schedule, please add their information to the user import template and email to securitytraining@county.org. New users will be assigned to all courses previously assigned to your team, and will be given 30 days to complete all previous and current training. It is up to the supervisory county official, or delegated staff member, to determine whether they will be required to complete previously assigned training.

View Webinar for More Information

For more information about this program, click here to view the “Learn about TAC’s New Cybersecurity Awareness Training and Protect Your County” webinar, recorded on Oct. 2. 

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