Free Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Free Online Cybersecurity Awareness Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As firms move to a work from home environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that the fundamentals around cybersecurity are reinforced and regulatory obligations are met. ACA is providing our web-based training course free of charge to assist you with these needs. Our course provides investment advisers of all sizes with an effective and comprehensive review of cybersecurity risks that to help protect against cyber threats. It is designed to ensure your staff gain a broad understanding of their role in protecting your firm no matter where their office location may be.

Register for Your Complimentary Training

ACA is offering complimentary training until June 30, 2020 to assist firms in meeting their cybersecurity training obligations.

Email for more information or if you already have access to our cyber training, but would like to add additional licenses to your account during this free trial period.

Accounts are monitored by ACA, and we reserve the right to cancel accounts due to misuse.

Group Registration (for up to 100 users)

Register for a free group license


Course Content

During the course, we cover:

  • Examples of phishing and vishing incidents, and how staff can detect them
  • Examples of malware incidents to investment advisers and how to help prevent them
  • Key protections staff should be aware of, including:
    • Multi-factor authentication
    • Password management
    • Cloud service risks
  • SEC Risk Alert background and history

This course includes embedded questions throughout the modules, as well as a scored, 10-question final exam for which completion and scores are recorded for review and regulatory records.

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Course Administration for Firms

As the course administrator, you have the ability to:

  • Send training (with unique links for tracking) out to individual trainees
  • View current completion status
  • View last login time for trainees
  • View quiz scores
  • Download a PDF or Excel report of completion and quiz scores
  • Send reminders to staff

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