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Data Security E-Course
Data Security E-Course

Security breaches have become an everyday problem.  Some security experts say "it is not if you will be breached, but when...."  In 2012 over 1451 breaches were reported.  In 2011 over 22 million records containing personal information were compromised.  Ten percent of those were from higher education institutions.  To mitigate these breaches, federal and state laws have been passed which require action by institutions of Higher Education.

To meet those requirements, Roane State is required to provide annual training for the following:

Additionally, a module that covers general data security is provided:

Roane State Community College, along with Walters State and Volunteer State has developed the following online Data Security E-Course:

Each module, except the Data Security Overview, has a quiz at the end that must be completed successfully.  Upon successful completion, you will be asked to email your name to verify completion and print a certificate of completion.  This online training is located at

Training for Red Flag Rules, Gramm-Leach-Bliley and PCI-DSS is mandatory for employees in the areas identified above.

Contact: Tim Carroll • (865) 882-4618 •

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