Phishing and Social Engineering: Virtual Communication Awareness Training

Version: 6.0 Length: 1 Hour

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NOTE: This course is hosted on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO).

You must have a JKO account to take this training.  Selecting the Launch Training button will redirect you to JKO.  Next, click the Show Training in Catalog button to reach the JKO login page.  Select the Login button under the heading Login using my CAC/VA PIV to Login, or create a JKO account by clicking here Military/Government Personnel Registration  You will then be directed to the course.

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Course Description:
This interactive training explains various types of social engineering, including phishing, spear phishing, whaling, smishing, and vishing. Users learn to recognize indicators of social engineering and the steps to take when targeted by social engineers.