This course was created by DISA and is hosted on CDSE's learning management system STEPP
Description: This course was previously titled "Phishing Awareness". This interactive training provides an explanation of various types of social engineering, including phishing, spear phishing, whaling, smishing, and vishing. Users learn to recognize indicators when targeted by social engineers. It also provides guidelines for actions to be taken to avoid these attacks and their consequences. It explains that phishing is a serious, high-tech scam and system users are the best line of defense against phishing. Further, it illustrates why users should always be on the lookout for phishing attempts even from people from within their organization.
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This course is designed to enable students to:
- Describe social engineering and the methods and types of phishing attacks
- Recognize methods of phishing and the consequences of a phishing attack
- Determine the steps to take when targeted by a phishing attempt
Delivery Method: eLearning
Length: 1 Hour
Target Audience: Department of Defense (DoD) information system users and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.
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- Clearance Requirements: N/A
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- Professional Development Units per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW current Certification Maintenance Guidelines.
System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.
CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.