UC Cyber Security Awareness Fundamentals Training FAQs

Course release: 
January 11, 2019

Required for both Campus and Health employees

UC Cyber Security Awareness Fundamentals Training FAQs
Cyber Security Awareness training provides information and reminders on threats facing the University and what each of us can to do mitigate them.


  • Effective course date, December 1st, 2018
  • 10 modules with interactions and a Knowledge Check
  • 35min approximate completion time
  • Use Chrome, Firefox, IE11 (in native mode)

Safari is not recommended

  • Only one version of the course

o Previously, there were 2 versions, an Initial Course version and a Refresher Course
o Children’s Hospital Oakland has a version managed on their own system, HealthStream

Who is required to take the course?

  • All active status payroll employees and registered students

Who is not required to take the course?

  • Emeritus/WOSY, WOS (without salary), affiliates and volunteers

What browsers are supported?

  • Chrome, IE11 & Edge (both in native mode), Firefox
  • Not Recommended: Safari (see ‘Why Safari is not recommended?’ below)

What can I expect from this course?

  • An Introduction followed by 10 modules with interactions
  • A 5 question Knowledge Check

When will the course be assigned?

  • Starting January, course assignments and an email notifications will be sent.
  • You will not receive an email notification if you completed the new course prior to this time.

What is the training requirement frequency?

  • The training is required annually based on date of completion.

o If you completed the course in the month of June 2018, you will take training near the annual date of June 2019
o If you are overdue, then you should take the training now or wait until you receive an email notification January. 

Why Safari is not recommended?

  • While taking the 5 question Knowledge Check, there is a loss of navigation functionality. You will not be able to advance
  • In full page mode, the Next button does not appear, and you will not be able to advance to the next slide

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