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Cyber Security Awareness Program

You are about to embark on a 30 minute Fusion Cyber Security Awareness program. Participation in this program fulfills the requirement as defined in the site Cyber Security Program Plan as prescribed by the US Department of Energy for the Fusion Organizations at General Atomics.

The goal of this program is to give you useable information that can help you be a safer user at work and at home and to highlight some of the more critical issues facing all levels of computer users today. Threats come from "outside", "inside" and "users". By becoming a knowledgeable user you can reduce the attack surface, or the overall exposure, the reachable and exploitable vulnerabilities that we all have. Knowledge is the best defense!

Learning Objectives:

  • Section I: Review the basic Policies and Procedures for computer users within the Fusion DOE Cyberspace.
  • Section II: Describe the types of software and activities that can harm your computer and the network.
  • Section III: Describe how you can easily live within the prescribed password policies.
  • Section IV: Discuss hazards of email and how to avoid problems.
  • Section V: Discuss web usage including what is appropriate for work and tips you can use at home.
  • Section VI: Understand the importance of keeping your software patched.


  • Read each page. Words within the text that may not be commonly known are highlighted and underlined in blue. Sliding your mouse over the word will reveal an explanation.
  • Click on the Continue button at the end of each Section.
  • Submit your registration to certify completion of the program. Note: You must complete each page before you can submit your registration.