IT Security Awareness Training


Target audience: McGill community

The following comprehensive IT security awareness training courses are available to raise awareness of IT security issues and identify key behaviours that create risks to our organization.

In this article:

IT Security Awareness Essentials



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First time participant?

  • Go to myCourses (McGill login required)
  • Click on Enrol, click¬†OK (when prompted for confirmation)
  • After registration, the course will appear on your myCourses homepage

This self-paced course is available for students, faculty and staff, and accessible via myCourses. It includes a set of short educational videos and games on IT security.

Topics addressed include data security, passwords, phishing, browsing, social networks, email and messaging. Each video lasts no more than 5 minutes and is followed by a short quiz.

The videos may be accessed on mobile devices, and closed-captions are available in most languages.

After completing this program, participants should be able to: