Security Awareness Modules, Videos, and Materials

Security Awareness Training

Change behavior to reduce risk

Proofpoint Security Awareness Training helps you provide the right training to the right people at the right time. Our extensive content library offers a wide range of topics, formats and support material. And it’s all based on real-world threats, your users’ behavior and their knowledge gaps—so you can target training and create lasting change.

The content is based on proven learning-science principles. It keeps users engaged so that they fully understand and retain key security concepts. And with our industry-leading Customization Center, you can tailor training program to your unique needs and culture.

A wide range of content drawn from real-world threats and regulations

Help users understand real-world security risks, privacy threats and compliance rules—and integrate that knowledge into their behavior. Assess user vulnerabilities, keep your people engaged and ensure that the learning sticks.

Real-word Security Risks, Privacy Threats and Compliance Rules


Key capabilities

  • Content library: Locate content bases on topics, time, roles, threats, regions and formats
  • User assessments: Topic surveys to understand the strengths and weaknesses of users, groups and departments
  • Training modules: A broad variety of topics and formats to cover security and privacy issues in way that best fits users’ learning styles
  • Security awareness materials: Ready-to-use materials help you provide effective and efficient awareness campaigns and timely threat alerts and reports
  • Translations: 40 translations for foundational curriculum and a minimum of six for all content
  • Simulations: A full library of simulated threats to help assess whether users can recognize social engineering attacks

Training Modules

Training modules use proven academic methodology to help users learn faster and retain that knowledge longer. Sample topics include:

    • Anti-fraud and money laundering
    • Dangerous attachments and links
    • Business email compromise (BEC)
    • The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
    • Data protection
    • Email security
    • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) red flags
    • The General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)
    • The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
    • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • Insider threats
    • Phishing
    • Malware
    • Mobile security
    • Passwords
    • Payment Card Industry (PCI)
    • Ransomware
    • Social networking
    • Web browsing
    • USB device safety
    • Work from home

    Security awareness materials

    Get access to a wide range of security awareness materials. Whether you’re looking to make users aware of new threats or just reinforce the basics, you’ll have plenty of supporting material. Our content includes:

    • Posters
    • Threat alerts
    • Flyers
    • Infographics
    • Screensavers
    • Articles and newsletters
    • Videos

    Campaigns and threat intelligence

    Draw on the latest threat intelligence and educational campaigns. Keep users current on threats—and safe computing top-of-mind. Offerings include:

    • Themed campaigns
    • Monthly attack spotlights
    • Threat alerts

    Keys to success

    Reference materials help support best practices. Get help with administration tasks and cross-team collaboration. Materials include:

    • Best practices
    • Podcasts
    • Research
    • Presentations
    • Tips
    • Advice



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