Awareness Training Modules

The following Information Security Awareness Training is designed for Elon faculty, staff and students from our new partner, Allied World//FrameWRX and Allied World Insurance.

In addition to training modules, the platform features recorded webinars and a variety of educational resources. Topics include phishing, passwords, public Wi-Fi, social engineering, privacy basics, malware and more. You may complete as many sessions as you’d like.

Elon email accounts are required for access to the training modules. Before browsing content, you must first reset your account password as part of the activation process. Please choose a unique password that is not used for email or OnTrack.

To begin, expand Get Started below for instructions. If returning to training, select the following link. To report an issue related to awareness training, please visit the IT Self-Service Portal.

Return to Training

Get Started

  1. Select Launch Awareness Training below.
  2. You must reset your password to access training. To do so, select “Forgot your password?”
  3. When prompted, enter your full Elon email address, e.g., Then, select “Send Reset Password Link.”* If your email address is not recognized by the system, “Account not found, unable to send reset link” will appear under the email field. Please complete and submit a training access request for assistance. You will receive a confirmation email when access is granted. Then, you may return to Step 1 to get started.
  4. Navigate to your email inbox and locate the “Password reset request” message. Then, select the appropriate link under “Click this link to reset your password,” which will return you to Allied World//FrameWRX.
  5. You will be prompted to enter a new password. Please choose a unique password for this service. Your password also must include at least eight (8) characters, one capital letter, one number and one symbol. Once complete, you will see a “Password reset” confirmation.
  6. Next, select “Click here to login” to continue.
  7. Then, enter login credentials, which include your full Elon email address and the password you created.
  8. On the next page, you must accept the outlined terms and conditions to proceed. Once complete, you will be taken to the Allied World//FrameWRX homepage.
  9. Select “Learn More” in the center of the page under Training Courses to browse, explore and complete training modules. Additional cybersecurity resources are available to help you stay informed.
  10. To begin a training session, select a topic among those listed at the bottom of each category summary. The session will open in a new browser tab.
  11. Select the play icon to begin.
  12. At the conclusion of each module, please print and/or save a PDF copy of the certificate of completion for your records. Once complete, you will return to the conclusion of the module.
  13. When finished, close the training session tab. Then, choose Logoff on the initial training tab.

Launch Awareness Training

Important Notes

  • Each training session must be completed separately.
  • Training modules are interactive and will produce a quiz at the end for completion.
  • Turning your computer’s cookies on and completing individual sessions in one sitting is recommended.
  • Training modules include Play and Pause functions. Previous and Next buttons allow you go back and advance to various sections of the lesson.
  • Each training session will automatically advance through each lesson, unless the module is paused. If paused at any point, you must select Next to advance to subsequent lessons.
  • You may login to view your training progress at any time. In the top right corner of the page, choose the black gear icon and select “My Training” from the drop-down menu. You will see details about assigned, started and completed sessions.


Additional Training

Explore options below to learn more about about additional information security training modules offered through LinkedIn Learning.


  1. To begin one of the training modules below, you must first activate your free LinkedIn Learning account. Visit the account activation login page and enter your Elon email address. Continue by following the instructions on your screen to activate your account. Connecting your LinkedIn Learning account with your LinkedIn Learning profile is optional, not required. Learn more about first-time account access and account linking.
  2. Once your account is activated, select one of the trainings linked below. You may be asked to login using your Elon email username and password, as you would for other Elon single sign on (SSO) applications.
  3. Once you have completed the training module, a record of your completion will remain in your LinkedIn Learning account for future reference/confirmation.

You Are the Shield: Passwords

We all play an important role in securing Elon University’s sensitive information. In this training module, we will explore common best practices for creating and managing passwords. You may know that creating long, unique passwords for your accounts is a good habit, but how do we remember all of these passwords? Password management services like LastPass can help.
Passwords Training Module

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

Since Elon University stores, transmits and/or processes cardholder data, the university is required to follow Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI DSS is an information security standard for organizations that manage credit card information. The standard was developed to increase the security of cardholder data in an effort to reduce credit card fraud.

Elon staff who work in campus departments that manage or otherwise handle cardholder data must complete related training and submit a signed Agreement to Comply with Elon’s PCI Information Security Policies, which will remain on file in the Office of Administrative Services. To begin, complete the training module linked below. Elon staff who work in campus departments that manage or otherwise handle cardholder data must complete related training and submit a signed Agreement to Comply with Elon’s PCI Information Security Policies, which will remain on file in the Office of Administrative Services.
PCI DSS Training Module

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was developed in 1996 as part of the Social Security Act with the primary purpose to protect health care coverage for individuals who lose or change their jobs. This training details critical information about HIPAA and the rights of all employees at Elon.
HIPAA Training Module