IT Security Awareness - INACTIVE


This ONLINE course introduces some of the fundamental basic concepts in IT Security, digital life skills for work and home, and identifies resources and policies/procedures relevant to IT Security at the University of Saskatchewan.

Since this course is offered online, you can work at your own pace throughout the four weeks. As it has a facilitator, you are encouraged to start it the first week of the course offering and finish by the last date of the offering. On average, past registrants have spent 6-8 hours on the course.

Please note that this ONLINE course may be taken ANYTIME, ANYWHERE and is available for up to 4 weeks (not just the date indicated at the right under Current Offerings > Dates). The last date to register is 2 days prior to the start date.

This course is offered for U of S faculty and staff in cooperation between the Departments of Computer Science, Public Safety and Security, and Information Technology Services. There is a $50 registration fee; registrants are encouraged to consult with their unit heads to seek payment of the registration fee via a University account.


  • Develop an awareness of basic concepts in IT Security with a focus on common myths & misconceptions, security attacks, and defense to help you build/enhance your personal defense toolkit
  • Become familiar with university-specific resources and procedures/policies pertaining to IT Security


  • Basic computer skills

Other Recommendations:

There are no additional recommendations with this course


7 hour Course

Registration Fees:

Required Software:

There is no required software for this course.


There are no additional resources for this course.

NOTE: Classes may have limited registration. If an offering is designated as 'Full', please email Training Services in order that we may accommodate your training needs. Due to last minute withdrawls, this class is subject to cancellation on short notice. A customized training solution may be offered in its place.

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