Phishing Awareness Training

Phishing Awareness Training

Phishing is one of the largest digital threats facing people online. This cybercrime refers to the process of luring individuals to a fraudulent message, advertisement, or web page to steal personal information. This online Phishing Awareness course provides you with the knowledge needed to avoid phishing scams and instructions for how to escape a cybercriminal’s net.

This online Phishing Awareness course is composed of five chapters. These chapters include:

  • Chapter 1: Cybercrimes and Phishing
  • Chapter 2: How Does Phishing Work?
  • Chapter 3: Spotting a Phishing Scheme
  • Chapter 4: You fell for it – Now What?
  • Chapter 5: Phishing Prevention Methods

Upon completion, you will be presented with a final exam to test your knowledge.

Phishing Awareness Training

Being able to spot a phishing scheme requires knowledge about how these schemes work, what they look like, and much more! By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the many types of phishing schemes
  • Understand how these phishing schemes work
  • Recognize the hallmarks of common and sophisticated phishing schemes
  • Navigate yourself back to safety after falling for a phishing scheme
  • Identify the best practices for protecting yourself, and your organization, from cybercriminals

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 60 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.