Information Security and Privacy Awareness Training

Adopted by the TRU Information Security Committee on January 8, 2021

Information security and privacy awareness training are an essential part of Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU) Information Security and Privacy Programs. TRU has made both online and face-to-face awareness training available to all members of the community. This standard has been created to ensure that all members of the university community are provided clear guidance on expectations and requirements to participate in these programs.

Who is Eligible

  • Students (in person or class)
  • Faculty
  • Staff

Where Can I Get This Service

Click the Request Service button on this page to attend a face-to-face training session or arrange a special presentation

On-line awareness training can be completed at in the Learning section.

What is This Service

Information Security Awareness Essentials I - "Concepts & Practice"

This Information Security Awareness Essentials presentation is designed for all TRU Staff and Faculty and represents a key component of TRU's Information Security Program. This one hour interactive presentation was developed to ensure that all members of the TRU community are aware of Policies, Standards, and best practices related to the treatment of institutional information. The presentation is designed to build awareness, develop a common information security language, and to be entertaining.

Faculty are encouraged to include these sessions on their APAR.

Information Security Awareness Essentials II - "Policies & Standards"

This slightly shorter session is designed as a refresher and to provide a deeper look at TRU's information security policies and standards. Any changes to information security practices at TRU will be covered in annual revisions of this presentation. It is recommended that all staff and faculty attend Information Security Awareness Essentials I first to build an understanding of basic concepts.

Information Security Awareness Essentials III - "Privacy & Compliance"

The British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), is one of the most stringent privacy laws in Canada and has recently been updated to include several new regulations. This session introduces basic privacy concepts and the most significant regulations affecting the treatment of Personal Information at the University. Basic Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standards compliance requirements are also introduced and a review of materials covered in ISAE sessions I & II is included.

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Service ID: 928
Fri 2/5/21 11:56 AM
Wed 8/17/22 10:17 AM