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Cyber awareness training is now a mandatory expectation for internal controls to protect Commonwealth of Massachusetts data and assets. Employees are the first line of defense against a cyberattack. The following resources can help improve cybersecurity literacy among all employees and prevent disruption due to a ransomware or other cyber incident.​

Free Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Employees

The following free resources are available to distribute to your employees. It only takes one click to take down your operations. There is no excuse not to train employees to be cyber aware!

Cyber Awareness Videos

Free one-minute cyber awareness videos from Wizer.

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Telework Guidance from Wizer

Cybersecurity polices, procedures, and technology guides for the work from home employee.

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National Institute for Cybersecurity Education

The mission of NICE is to energize, promote, and coordinate a robust community working together to advance an integrated ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

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Protecting Data and Systems While Teleworking

MassCyberCenter Teleworking Cybersecurity Tips

Originally published by the Massachusetts Municipal Association, this article contains good tips for municipal leaders and employees, which can also be helpful for citizens and students working or studying from home.

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Guide to Telework in the Federal Government

This Guide to Telework in the Federal Government outlines practical information to assist Federal agencies, managers, supervisors, other staff responsible for implementing telework, and employees.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Interactive quiz from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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CTR Statewide Learning

The Office of the Comptroller offers many training courses on cybersecurity, including: Fraud Management and Mitigation, Risk Management, and Internal Control.

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Cyber Awareness for Municipalities and Local Government

Municipal Cybersecurity

Resources from the MassCyberCenter at MassTech Collaborative to enhance opportunities for the Massachusetts Cybersecurity ecosystem.

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Resources to Support Cyber Resiliency

Resources from national, state, local, and nonprofit partners.

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Cyber Awareness for Citizens, Families, and Businesses

Cybersecurity for Consumers

Consumers should understand the importance of protecting personal information to prevent falling victim to cyber crimes.

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Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Get the information you need to keep your personal or business information secure.

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Free Security Awareness Training for Students

Simple steps that can help students stay safe while using their internet-connected devices.

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Massachusetts law about internet and online privacy

A compilation of laws, regulations, cases, and web sources on internet and online privacy law.

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Stay Safe Online

Learn more, get involved, and do your part to make the internet safer and more secure for everyone.

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Stop.Think.Connect.

A global online safety awareness campaign available in English, Spanish, French Canadian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, and Japanese.

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Secure Password Check

An online test to check the security of your password.

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