As various technologies have improved security, attackers have pivoted to "hacking the human" to bypass technical defenses. NYU IT’s Cybersecurity Awareness Training helps lower this risk to NYU by empowering our community with key information.

Learn about social engineering, phishing threats, computer security, and much more

Security Awareness Training educates NYU employees about cybersecurity threats and how to avoid them. This training is powered by KnowBe4 and is available to all full-time NYU faculty and staff, and others by school and department request. Topics include:

  • Social engineering in action
  • How to combat phishing threats
  • Wi-Fi best practices
  • Creating strong passwords
  • Mobile device security
  • Physical security
  • Secure practices when working remotely
  • Staying safe on social media

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