The Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA) announces a new InfraGard Awareness FREE Cyber Security Awareness training course. The course is offered to provide basic cybersecurity awareness training information. The four-lesson course is free for individuals. Security awareness training is designed to help reduce the risk of data breaches or data loss, whether through negligence or deliberate attack.
The course is based on the extensive investigative cybercrime experience of Michael Levin, CEO and Founder of CFISA. Levin is a former Secret Service agent and former Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security. CFISA is offering the course in partnership with InfraGard.
About InfraGard (https://www.infragard.org): InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. The InfraGard program provides a vehicle for seamless public-private collaboration that expedites the timely exchange of information and promotes mutual learning opportunities relevant to the protection of the Critical Infrastructure. Infragard has 79 chapters throughout the United States. Information on joining Infragard can be found here.
Since 2007, CFISA has been associated with InfraGard helping educate employees on cybersecurity awareness best practices.
“This new free security awareness course provides basic training for all citizens to help reduce the risk of cybercrime,” Levin says. “Phishing and ransomware are significant risks to everyone and it is critical to educate employees on how their actions can contribute to data breaches.” The goal of this free CFISA course is to enhance each employee’s awareness of their own role in securing their information and helping to reduce costly cyber-crime.
The four-lesson course includes the following lessons:
- Introduction to Cyber Security Awareness
- Strong Passwords Increase Security
- Understanding and Recognizing Social Engineering
- Phishing and Email Best Practices
**Please note: The four lesson course is free for individuals only.
For businesses, if you need to train your employees with documentation and proof of completion, please review our other training options that include a certificate of completion.
ABOUT CFISA: The Center for Information Security Awareness – CFISA (https://www.cfisa.com) was founded by Michael Levin, a former Secret Service agent and Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security. CFISA offers online and in-person security awareness training courses including; PCI DSS (payment card data security standards) compliance and HIPAA (healthcare) compliance.
CFISA customers include small, medium and large enterprises; federal, state and local government agencies; colleges and universities and financial institutions. CFISA delivers online training in a variety of modes including Click and Train online, customer-hosted in a SCORM compliant learning management system (LMS) format, branded LMS, or on-site in-person training sessions.