LocalGovU features Computer Security Basics

Published: 6/15/20 (Mon)

Whether your organization is preparing to resume its operations in the office while following ND Response and CDC guidelines or continue remote working conditions, it's important your employees understand how to protect their personal and professional information as well as your organization's information while they're connected to your organization's network.

LocalGovU offers a one-hour Computer Security Basics course to help equip your employees with "best practices and tools to navigate online safely and securely using modern technology." The goal is to help employees become the first line of defense against hackers and nefarious actors that attempt to steal data, gain unauthorized access to systems, and cause damage.

To find this course in LocalGovU, first log into the site, click on Course Catalog, and search Computer Security Basics. Simply click on the course when it appears to begin your session!

LocalGovU is the NDIRF’s online training platform which provides thousands of professional development courses at no cost to NDIRF members and their employees. The topics offered range from customer service to hazardous chemicals, equipment safety to COVID-19 responses, and even an extensive catalogue of law enforcement courses approved for continuing education credit by the North Dakota POST Board. Credit can be used to fulfill 20 of the 60 North Dakota POST training hours required every three years.

To log into LocalGovU or create your free profile, visit ndirf.com and click on the Training tab.

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