This document answers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Cybersecurity Awareness Training.
At this time, Training Option 1 is not ADA compliant, but Training Option 2 is. For more information on the accessibility and usability of Training Option 1 and how to get assistance or report an accessibility barrier, see the Cybersecurity Awareness Training - Accessibility & Usability Information (Source: kb.wisc.edu).
This training is mandated by the Board of Regents and President Thompson per UW System Administrative Policy 1032 (Source: Wisconsin.edu).
Learning how to be more cyber secure is also an important part of keeping data, privacy, and IT systems protected and secure.
If you choose to do it in one sitting, it should take approximately 20 minutes or less.
For Training Option 1, you will know when you have completed the training when you have earned two related badges in your training dashboard. Your badges are earned by:
For Training Option 2, you will know when you have completed the training when you reach a page that says, "Congratulations! You have finished your Cybersecurity Awareness Training for 2021." You must go through the content and agree to follow the UWSA Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy (Source: Wisconsin.edu) for this message to show.
You can check your official UW–Madison transcript. You can access your transcript on the Office of Human Resources site (Source: hr.wisc.edu) under "Review Your Course History." Please allow 24 hours after taking the training for your transcript to be updated.
If you've taken cybersecurity training at another campus or in another department for 2021, you do not have to take this training. Please email a copy of your completion certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you will be removed from the Cybersecurity Awareness Training for UW–Madison.
It’s perfectly fine to not know the answer to a question. You can look for the answer online or you can guess. You can learn more about the correct answer in the information that appears after you answer. This will help you know the right answer the next time.
There is no need to correct a wrong answer. “Wrong Answers” are opportunities to learn. In the future, a similar question may appear, and you’ll then have the opportunity to answer it correctly.
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