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Stanford Information Security Academy

Security awareness and training for the Stanford community

The mission of Stanford Information Security Academy (SISA) is to raise awareness and develop a cybersecurity mindset among Stanford's community. Security-related education and awareness content can be found throughout this site.


Training and Education

Support your professional growth and development through cybersecurity learning.

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General Awareness

View cybersecurity resources and tips for students, faculty, and staff.

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Cybersecurity AMA

Equip your department with the knowledge of cybersecurity by scheduling a Cybersecurity Ask Me Anything (AMA) session.

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Security spotlight: phishing

Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.