Welcome to SANS Securing the Human
Securing the Human is a Security Awareness program hosted by the SANS Institute, a private company specializing in Information Security and Cybersecurity training. MSU Denver ITS has procured this training program to assist in complying with the Colorado Information Security Act (C.R.S. 24-37.5-404.5,) because Security Awareness training is required for all employees on a yearly basis.
All MSU Denver staff and faculty have an account set up for the training at the Security Awareness portal hosted by SANS. To obtain the required credentials for your account, click on the Forgot your password link and provide your e-mail address. The SANS Securing the Human instance will send you a new, temporary password in order to access the training. To access the portal, follow the link below:
|What Will Your Training Email Look Like?|
As this will be a computer security awareness training, the first step in being aware is making sure that the email you open is from a trusted source. The email you receive will come from firstname.lastname@example.org and will appear with the following verbiage:
This will contain your username, a temporary password, and the URL (https://vle.securingthehuman.org) that you will use as your login to view the training.
|SANS Training Modules Will Provide Tips and Tricks Computer Users Should Know|
The following modules have been selected for this year's training:
All modules run only a few minutes and will have questions regarding the module at the end of the video. Once all modules have been completed, there will be a quick ending video that contains a voluntary survey at the end. Feedback regarding the training as a whole is very much appreciated in order to provide the best training possible in future years.
|SANS Frequently Asked Questions|
SANS Browsers supported
•Internet Explorer, Versions 8+
•Safari, Versions 5+
•Mozilla Firefox, Versions 4.0+
•Opera, Versions 12.00+
•Chrome, Versions 5.0+
Mute = M
Play/Pause = Space Bar or O
Closed Caption = C
Skip Back (5 sec) = H
Expand Size = E
Change Quality = Q
What requirements must my password meet?
What if I forgot my password?
Click on the link that says ‘Click Here’ next to ‘Forgot my password’. It will take you to a page that will prompt you to put in your MSU Denver email address. Once you have entered it and clicked the button, it will send a link to your email that will allow you to reset your password.
How can I change my password once I am logged in?
On the left side of the page, there is an option to change your password. You will enter your current password and then type and re-type your new password.
I need closed captioning, is this available?
Yes, by clicking ‘c’ on the computer, it will give you a printed version of the text of the video.
I missed something in the training videos and it is asking me questions, what can I do?
There is an option next to the button to submit your answers that when you highlight over will give you the option to re-watch the training video.