Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834) - Now Online!

Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834)

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Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834) - Now Online!

By OSS Academy Staff | Fri, 20 Mar 2020

OSS Academy is proud to announce that our new Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834) training course is now online.

This OSS Academy Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834) Texas Department of Information Resources [DIR] certified online training course meets the requirements of Texas House Bill (HB) 3834 (R) that requires all state and local elected officials and employees and contractors to complete a newly created Texas State Certified Cybersecurity course.

This OSS Academy Cybersecurity & Malware Awareness for Employees (Texas HB 3834) course meets the requirements of:
  - Texas Government Code Section 2054.519(b) for county, city, and state employees and contractors
  - Texas Department of Information Resources [DIR]
  - Texas House Bill (HB) 3834 (R)

Due to the highly serious threat to U.S., state, and local governments, this cybersecurity training must be completed no later than mid-June 2020 by all local government employees, and even earlier by state employees. For locally elected or employed individuals that access a computer, this training must be completed before June 14, 2020. This important course focuses on assisting public service employees with information security habits and procedures that protect information resources and reinforce best practices for detecting, assessing, and reporting, while addressing information security threats.
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Texas House Bill (HB) 3834 (86R) mandates that local government employees and elected officials who have access to a local government computer system or database, are required to complete annual cybersecurity awareness training.


STATEWIDE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

State Agencies:

  • Employees who use a computer at least 25 percent of the employee's required duties.
  • Elected or appointed officers of the agency.
  • Training Due Date: ​June 1, 2020

Local Governments:

  • ​Employees who have access to a local government computer.
  • Elected officials.
  • Training Due Date: ​June 14, 2020

State Agency Contractors:

  • ​Contractors who have access to a state computer system or database.
  • Training Due Date: ​During term of contract and during renewal period.
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