Course Syllabus

Be a Cybersecurity Champion!

Welcome to our online training about how to stay safer online and react to cybersecurity threats. You will understand the tactics used by cybercriminals and learn what to do when encountering something suspicious. Live and online events with campus cybersecurity and privacy experts are scheduled, too.

You can earn points and prizes by completing training quizzes and participating in discussions and events.

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This program is free and recommended for all students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This training is ungraded and participants will not earn course credit. You can leave this optional training at any time.

Modules and Schedule

Starting September 12, 2022, we'll be sharing new materials every week. Here are the topics we'll be covering.

  • September 12: Phishing and other social engineering tactics
  • September 26: Using strong passwords and multi-factor authentication
  • October 10: Protecting your privacy on social media
  • October 24: Keeping your computer, phone, and other devices secure
  • November 7: Cybersecurity Careers