IT Security Training

The Division of Information Technology offers self-paced online training programs to raise awareness about information security, regulatory requirements, best practices and aspects of privacy.

  • SANS  Securing the Human training: These modules are offered through a collaboration with SANS, which is one of the largest sources for information technology security training in the world. The modules are self-paced and available to anyone within the GW community, especially those who handle sensitive data or are involved in research at the university. To request a login for this training, please send an email to infosec@gwu.edu.
  • The U in Security: A tutorial presentation on how to keep your data secure when accessing GW systems. 
  • The Division of IT hosts monthly security awareness sessions via in-person presentations and remotely broadcast webinars. Visit our Security Awareness Sessions Slides and Videos page for more information and resources from past sessions. 
  • The Center for Internet Security (CIS) offers a security benchmark program to provide well-defined, unbiased and consensus-based industry best practices to help organizations assess and improve security. The GW Community has access to these services to help adopt security practices when designing and managing university resources.