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IT Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior (ROB) Training (Paper-based)


  • This year, you can take the course "FY2019 USDA Information Security Awareness" online and take the test to obtain your certificate of completion. You can take the course on or before your first day. Passing the test is required to access your email and other computer systems in USDA.
  • If you do not have an Agency AgLearn account yet, and your Agency requires this course and to be completed before showing up for duty, please access the online course and take the test. Your results will be communicated to your Agency. You will have the opportunity to receive a certificate of completion after passing the test. Please go to to create an account and access the course.
  • Note that the paper-based version of the course can ‘ONLY’ be taken for those who do not have a Computer. You can select the English PDF version or the Spanish PDF. You will be tested on this material on your first day. There is no certificate for the paper-based version of the course; you must take and pass the test on paper.

You must pass the exam at 70% or better. Once you have successfully completed the training, you will be provided network access to APHIS' domain. Provide the completed exam and the RoB signed document to your supervisor / manager. The supervisor will provide the IT security awareness training to the program's ISSM for action.

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