IHS has developed the following modules in accordance with National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) guidelines on information technology security awareness and training.
All IHS information system users must take annual security and privacy training in order to
fulfill federal mandates and regulations. In addition, all new users must successfully
complete this course within 24 hours of receiving access unless the user has read the
IHS Quick Guide to Information Security
[PDF - 453KB], in which case they will have 30 days to complete the training. Failure to
complete training requirements will result in the loss of information systems access.
The 2016 IHS Information Systems Security Awareness training course consists of modules on
the following topics:
- Acknowledgement and Acceptance of the IHS Rules of Behavior
- Privacy Training
- Protecting Sensitive Information and the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical
Health Act (HITECH)
- Identity Theft
- Phishing and Phishing Scams
- Computer Security and Physical Security and Information Security
- Incident Response and Learning From Past Incidents
NOTE: Some users may be required to take additional Privacy and HIPAA Training. Contact
your supervisor for additional information.
For questions, please Contact Us.
The training will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.
To begin or continue your training, please select the appropriate button below.