Cybersecurity Awareness Training: Securing the Human

Securing the Human is video-based cybersecurity awareness training provided by the information security training organization SANS and is currently available to and required for all USC faculty and staff.


Topics covered in this mandatory training include social engineering, data security, personally identifiable information (PII), HIPAA, FERPA, passwords, and physical security, among others.

These videos are all under 5 minutes in length and can be accessed around-the-clock for convenient, self-paced learning.


USC faculty and staff.

Getting Started

Securing the Human can be accessed by clicking the Log into Training button on the right-hand side of this screen and entering your USC NetID and password. If you are on a mobile device, the button may appear at the bottom of your screen.


Free access to this training is available to USC faculty and staff.