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Relevant Training

 Security Training & Tools

  • SANS Security Training (DUST)
    • This training teaches participants how to recognize and protect themselves against cyberthreats.
    • We encourage students, faculty, and staff to take our new security training, D.U.S.T. (Drexel University's Security Training).
    • Students can request access by emailing informationsecurity@drexel.edu.
    • Faculty and staff can access the training via Career Pathway in DrexelOne.
    • Attendees receive an official SANS security training certificate upon completion. The certificate is free for the Drexel community.

       

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1 (eLearning)
    • Splunk is a multinational corporation focusing on producing software for searching, analyzing and monitoring big data.
    • The Splunk Fundamentals 1 helps users begin the process of learning and navigating the Splunk interface.
    • Completion of the course is awarded with an official Splunk Fundamentals 1 Certificate.
    • Sign up with a Drexel email address to get free access to The Splunk Fundamentals.
    • Find more information here.

       

  • Splunk Fundamentals 2 (IOD)
    • Similarly, to Splunk Fundamentals 1, Fundamentals 2 creates a framework for users to best utilize the analytic software.
    • The course focuses on advanced commands and visualization within the Splunk software.
    • Completion of the course is awarded with an official Splunk Fundamentals 1 Certificate.
    • Find more information here.

                                             

  • Palo Alto Academy
    • Palo Alto is a leading cybersecurity company focusing specifically on advanced firewalls.
    • The Palo Alto Academy offers applicable course for both staff and faculty or students.
    • Courses utilize modules and hands-on labs to improve threat-prevention skills.
    • Courses help prepare users for the Palo Alto Networks Certification.
    • To register, go to https://beacon.paloaltonetworks.com/student/catalog, click “Log In”, and complete the registration form using your “drexel.edu” email address. 
    • Find more information here.

       

  • Tenable University
    • Tenable is a cyber exposure and vulnerability assessment program.
    • The Tenable University courses help its users attain skills ideal for security analysts while also improving the technical skills required to utilize the Tenable interface.
    • Find more information here.

       

  • CIS SecureSuite
    • To bolster its information security efforts, Drexel IT subscribes to the CIS SecureSuite resources: CIS Benchmarks, CIS-CAT Pro, and CIS Controls. These are resources developed by global experts to protect organizations against pervasive and dangerous cyberattacks.
    • All Drexel University faculty, staff, and students can access the CIS SecureSuite resources. To register, go to https://workbench.cisecurity.org, click “Register Now”, and complete the registration form using your “drexel.edu” email address. After a simple account validation step, you will receive an email indicating that your registration has been activated. On your first login take the tour to become familiar with the resources.
    • Find more information here.


  • Posters and Newsletters
    • We periodically post electronic and paper posters throughout campus.
    • IT releases updates to the University on any news or events happening in regard to cyber security.