The USDA requires that all new employees and contractors take the security training prior to being allowed access to any USDA information systems, sensitive electronic or hard copy data. The links below provide you with the fiscal year training and assessment. You must read the training material, complete the exam and sign the Rules of Behavior (RoB).
New employees must take the exam no later than the first day of employment with APHIS.
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.