Information Security Awareness - Foundational

Information Security Awareness Training covers seven (7) ‘Foundational’ subjects which are mandatory for all UN ICT users. After you have obtained your Foundational Certificate, you may take the ‘Advanced’ and ‘Additional’ level courses. These courses may be beneficial, but are not mandatory for UN ICT users. Following completion of all seven (7) course modules, take and complete the assessment module in order to obtain Information Security Awareness Foundation certificate. Your certificate will be available following successful completion and passing the assessment. Optional: After you have obtained your Foundational Certificate, you may take the ‘Advanced’ and ‘Additional’ level courses. These courses may be beneficial, but are not mandatory for UN ICT users.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Information Security

  2. Protecting Sensitive Information

  3. Social Engineering

  4. Password Selection and Usage

  5. Electronic Messaging and Phishing

  6. Accessing Information on the Internet

  7. Responding to Incidents

  8. United Nations Information Security Awareness Assessment