Certifying Training Programs

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Certified Programs

Apply for Training Program Certification

Course Certification Checklist

Certification Exceptions

2023-2024 Certified Programs 

The list of certified training programs for FY 23-24 is below, and valid until August 31, 2024. Please note that these programs are certified for content, not other regulatory or statutory obligations. 

2023-2024 Certified Programs

DIR has developed a certified training program, Cybersecurity Awareness Training. This video is being offered free of charge to anyone who needs to meet the training requirements of Texas Government Code and based on each organization's preference.  

Cybersecurity Awareness Training FY 23-24 (English)

Cybersecurity Awareness Training FY 23-24(Spanish)

Apply for Training Program Certification 

Texas Government Code states that a cybersecurity training program must: 

  • Focus on forming information security habits and procedures that protect information resources; and 

  • Teach best practices for detecting, assessing, reporting, and addressing information security threats. 

Certifications are valid until August 31 and need to be renewed annually. 

Applications for training program certifications are accepted June 1 - July 31 each year. 

Applications for FY 24-25 will be accepted beginning June 1, 2024.

There are 3 types of applications.  Review the details below and submit the appropriate application.

If the training program was certified in FY 23-24 and has had no changes to the previously certified content:

Submit a Training Program Recertification Application

If the training program was not certified in FY 23-24, or was certified in FY 23-24 but has had changes to the previously certified content:

Submit a Training Program Certification Application for Government Programs (This form is for public sector entities seeking certification for a new or revised program.)

Submit a Training Program Certification Application for Vendor Programs (This form is for vendors seeking certification for a new or revised program.)

Training Program Certification Criteria 

FY 24-25 Security Awareness Training Program Certification Standards 

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