- Training modules
- Accessing and completing the training through myLearn
- Resources and contact information
- Additional technical guidance
Electronic Data Protection
The university continually develops, maintains, and improves its information technology infrastructure and applications to support the creation, storage, modification, and sharing of data. These IT systems are essential to the operation of the university. The university, therefore, has a responsibility to institute appropriate safeguards to keep its IT systems and information assets secure. In addition, the university must comply with various regulatory requirements that are also designed to keep certain types of data secure and confidential.
The security of IT systems and information assets is dependent on the individuals managing as well as the individuals utilizing such resources. The university is committed to supporting the principles of academic freedom and the free exchange of ideas. The university's information security policies and programs are intended to support those principles while still maintaining an appropriate level of security.
This course will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. You will be asked to review the Electronic Email Policy and acknowledge that you understand the policy and procedure prior to successful completion.
In this course, we will learn:
- The legal and regulatory requirements to protect University Information.
- How to mitigate the risk posed by phishing emails.
- The rules and regulations outlined in Electronic Mail Policy 12006.
Building a Foundation: Discrimination Prevention and Title IX
Our ongoing commitment to support and promote inclusion, respect and diversity is upheld, in part, by ensuring members of the university community are educated and informed through annual training. This module covers topics related to discrimination, harassment and Title IX, as well as university policies. This training course takes about 40 minutes to complete; there is no mastery test associated with this module but it must be completed every year. Access the training by logging into myLearn.
Campus Emergency Alert Training
The University of Missouri System is committed to providing a safe and secure working and learning environment for our faculty, staff and students. Each of the four universities of the UM System has a number of safety programs, and one of the most effective programs at each university is the emergency alert system. Emergency alert systems are used to notify the campus community when there is an emergency situation, including criminal threats and/or natural disasters. This course covers basic information about the emergency alert system at each university, and provides insight on how one might respond in emergency situations. The training takes about fifteen minutes to complete; there is no mastery test associated with this module. Access the training by logging into myLearn.
Student employees are required to complete Building a Foundation: Discrimination Prevention and Title IX and Global Cybersecurity Basics in myLearn. They should complete the University of Missouri Campus Emergency Alert Training through their campus-specific student learning portal:
- University of Missouri-Columbia
- University of Missouri-Kansas City
- Missouri S&T
- University of Missouri-St. Louis
Global Cybersecurity Basics - Information Security Awareness
University policy requires that you complete Global Cybersecurity Basics Awareness training annually to protect university information assets and IT systems from electronic threats and to help protect you from cybercriminals. You are responsible for successfully passing the mastery test earning a score of 100% in order to fulfill your annual training requirement. Access the training by logging into myLearn.
Accessing and completing the training through myLearn
Access the annual compliance training requirements through myLearn. For the course to run correctly, we recommend using Firefox (preferred) or Google Chrome browsers. Directions to access and complete the training are below:
Login to myLearn
- Select the button below and login using your University username and password.
- Click on "Learning Plan" (located in the top left-hand corner of the screen).
- Locate each required course and either select the course to learn more about it, or click on "LAUNCH" to begin.
- Verify your course completion:
Need support? If you have trouble logging into myLearn, contact your local IT help desk for technical support. If you have technical issues with the training, or questions about training content, please contact the HR Service Center at (800) 488-5288, toll-free at (855) 524-0002 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility: If you would like the support of assistive technologies (e.g., screen reading software, shortcut keys for all mouse actions, alternative images to replace animated graphics, elimination of screen refresh rates between 5Hz and 55Hz), check the Web Accessibility box when logging into myLearn.
Resources and contact information
- Full list of related contact information
- Full list of policies referenced in training
Additional technical guidance
For additional technical guidance on accessing and using myLearn, please visit our myLearn Technical Support Guide.