Security Awareness Training

 
As you already know, Midwestern State University and the State of Texas place a great deal of importance on information security, and Texas Administrative Code section 202 specifies a requirement for all state agencies to engage in ongoing security awareness training for all people who have an @msutexas.edu email address.

The annual, mandatory training for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available from Wednesday, September 1st to December 31st to complete the training.

To begin training, go to https://training.knowbe4.com/login and enter your @msutexas.edu email address.  The login page will appear like the example shown below.

 illustration of know be 4 login page

 

If you cannot remember the password you created when you first trained in the KnowBe4 system you can go to https://training.knowbe4.com/users/password/new and enter your @msutexas.edu email address to have the password reset instructions sent to you by email.  The “Forgot Your Password?” page will appear like the example shown below.


picture of know be 4 password reset


Once you are logged in, click on the "My Training" tab to see the courses you are required to take. You will click the "Start Course" button next to each course. These courses launch in a separate window, so be sure to turn off your popup blocker for www.knowbe4.com. The courses will take approximately 43 minutes to complete in total. 

Our Information Resources Use and Security Policy can be found on a separate page here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is important to close your course browser window to record course completion, or if you need to pause the training for an extended period of time. Once you log back in, it will allow you to resume your training. Upon completion, you do not need to print your certificates, as we track completion electronically.

An added benefit of this program is that home training is made available to us that can be shared with students and family members as you see fit. This is a different training than the modules for campus employees so please do not take this training instead of the official training mentioned above. To provide access to the home training you can share the information below:

Home Internet Security Awareness Training: https://www.knowbe4.com/homecourse
Password: homecourse