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Cybersecurity for Human Resources Professionals

This course introduces cybersecurity concepts to those who work in the field of human resources. Particular focus is placed on working in conjunction with more technical departments in delivering to employees effective training and policies regarding corporate security. The course also engages learners on security concerns specific to the type of data handled by human resources departments.


This course grants 3 PDUs for successful completion. Students have 90 days from the day they are granted access to complete this course.

Please note: Access to this course will be granted as soon as possible but may take up to 1 business day

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Exhibit a foundational understanding of cybersecurity
  • Responsibly advocate for HR's role in cybersecurity policy and training
  • Develop the communication tools necessary to interface with technical and security professionals in the workplace
  • Identify major legislation in relation to workplace cybersecurity
  • Enumerate specific programs that HR professionals should implement in regard to employee training and motivation for cybersecurity
  • Display the knowledge and mindset to participate in strategic planning around the topics of cybersecurity, governance, incident response, and business continuity

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About the Course

Emory Continuing Education is proud to offer this course in partnership with MindEdge.