Training for users

The human factor plays a significant role in IT security and is specifically exploited by attackers. Learn basic behaviors and concepts in a training course to achieve IT security at your workplace.

Training “IT Security at your Workplace”

Target group: all employees of TU Darmstadt

Tuesday, 21. February 2023, 8:30-12:30 p.m., online, in German

Tuesday, 28. March 2023, 8:30-01:00 p.m., online, in English

Wednesday, 10. May 2023, 8:30-01:00 p.m., online, in German

Tuesday, 04. July 2023, 8:30-01:00 p.m., online, in German

Talk to your manager about attending Continuing Education and register using the course number and date. Contact see Interne Weiterbildung.


  • Basics of information security in the workplace
    • Definitions and delimitation
    • Potential threats and attackers
    • Information security at the workplace and on the road
  • Basic rules and behaviors
    • Updates
    • Antivirus software
    • Backup
    • Password security
    • Phishing – recognizing dangerous e-mails, links and attachments
    • (E-mail) signature and encryption
    • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Behavior in an IT security emergency

Certificate of Attendance:
After attending the event, you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Are you interested in a training with the content listed above for your department, your division or your central institution? So, feel free to contact us. We will arrange a separate date for your unit. The training is available either in German or English. Minimum number of participants: 8

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