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Security Awareness Training.

posted Apr 9, 2013, 2:05 PM by Benjamin Nickell
Many in the ISU employees recently received an email from Information Security <noreply@securingthehuman.org> with the subject " Welcome to your Security Awareness Training Account"

We have received many inquiries if this is a legitimate email.  Thanks for the checking, since this is one of the areas this training covers, it is good practice to ask if you are not sure. 

This is a legitimate email sent by ISU Information Security group within IT Services.  

The message looks like this.  

Dear <ISU Employee>,

As mentioned in the Mandatory IT Security Training e-mail you received at the beginning of this month, a security awareness training account has been created for you and you have been issued a temporary password. Your login information is as follows:
   username: XXXXXXXX@isu.edu
   password: XXXXXXXXXXXX
       (you will be prompted to change your password when you login the first time. Your
        new password must be a minimum of eight characters and contain at least one
        uppercase character, one lowercase character, one number and one special
        symbol from the following list: !£$%^&amp;*()@#?&lt;&gt;.)

To start using your security awareness training account, login at
       (Cut and paste this address into the address line at the top of your web browser
        window and press enter.)

Once you have changed your password, please click on 'Quick Start Introduction' to receive further instructions.

Shortly after you have successfully completed all of the required modules, the optional modules will be made available to you.

If you have questions, please contact the ISU Service Desk at 282-HELP (282-4357) or help@isu.edu.

Thank You,
ISU Information Security