skillsoftInstructions and Training

As part of our commitment to information security and privacy at Florida Atlantic University, all university employees who use FAU network resources are required to participate in cyber security awareness training. This training is intended to educate faculty and staff on identifying different types of cyber threats and best practices when connected online. You are expected to complete the course within the 30 days of your initial enrollment date (your official due date is indicated within the Skillsoft training module). Non-compliance will be reported to your immediate supervisor.

This course consists of a single module that is expected to take 30 minutes to complete. Your supervisor is required to make time allowances to ensure that you are able to complete the course during your regular working hours. The course may be completed using any web browser except Microsoft Edge. In addition, the course requires audio speakers or headphones in order to follow along.

To access the training course, please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to FAU's security training website: http://www.fau.edu/training/security/

  2. Read the information for “Security Awareness” on the training page and follow the Skillsoft link provided in that section.
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  3. Log into Skillsoft with your FAU NetID and password.
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  4. Click on “My Training” in the top navigation bar.
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  5. Click the “Launch” button next to the “Security Awareness for End Users” training course.
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  6. Follow along with the course and complete the course test at the end.
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  7. When finished, click on “Completion Report” and print/screenshot your score for your own records.
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Training and Support

If you have questions regarding enrollment, please contact security-training@fau.edu
Please be aware of the following common issues:

  1. Web browser: There are some performance issues with the training modules when using Microsoft Edge. We recommend you use a different browser to complete these courses.

  2. Pop-up blocker: If you receive a message stating a pop-up has been blocked while you were launching the training modules, you may need to temporarily disable your pop-up blocker or make an exception for Skillsoft within your Internet browser settings.


For all other training inquires please contact jsingh@health.fau.edu.