How do I access the Cybersecurity Awareness Training?

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Faculty and staff have the ability to access the security awareness training online through Office 365 or UNCW's Onboarding website.

*Please note: Security awareness training is updated in late January each year. 


Security Awareness Training & Office 365

  1. Log in to Office 365 using your UNCW email and password. 

  2. Click on the "App Launcher" icon located in the top left corner of the page.

    Office 365 Portal highlighting the app launcher icon in the top left corner.  

  3. Select "All apps" from the bottom of the list.

    Highlighting the "all apps" option within the App launcher menu in Office 365.
  4. You can scroll down until you see "Seahawk Secure," or you can search for "Seahawk Secure."
    Seahawk Secure in the App launcher menu after selecting, "all apps" in office 365. Searching for "seahawk secure", showing 1 result, in the app launcher menu after selecting "all apps" in Office 365.
  5. Select "Seahawk Secure" from the menu, and it should automatically log in to the KnowBe4 training platform. 

Security Awareness Training from the Onboarding Site


  1. Navigate to UNCW's Onboarding IT/Cyber Security Training.
  2. Scroll to the "How to Complete the Training Programs" section, and select "IT Security Training on KnowBe4" button to access the KnowBe4 training platform.
  3. Enter your UNCW email address, and click “next” to continue. 

    Login page for KnowBe4 training.
  4. Your available courses will be displayed on the following page. Click the “Start” button to begin the desired course.

    Seahawk Secure example list of available courses.

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.

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