Online Information Security Classes


The Information Security Office provides online training in information security. These courses are:

  • brief
  • informative
  • practical

The courses are offered through our online course management system, "". These classes are suitable for individuals or entire departments. Each course is designed to be completed in around 30 minutes but can be completed in multiple sittings, if desired. At the end of the course there is a quiz to provide feedback on your comprehension.

Current Classes

Currently we are offering:

  1. Security Basics for Students
  2. Security Basics for Staff
  3. Security Basics for Faculty

Instructions for Online Class

The courses are "joinable" in Courses - follow these instructions to join:

  1. Visit Courses at and click "Pepperdine Login"
  2. From the "My Workspace" tab, click Membership
  3. Click Joinable Sites in the gray tool bar
  4. Search for the site (e.g. "security basics") -- note: you will not see listings of sites of which you are already a member
  5. Click the Join link under the appropriate site title
  6. Click any tool in the left menu (e.g. Home) to refresh the screen
  7. Access the site by clicking its tab in the tab bar (if listed) or by clicking "All My Sites" and looking for the site under the heading "Projects"

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