Cyber security in schools training

Access webinars, online training and our Digital Download newsletter to help you get the most out of your security products.

These webinars are for the tech lead at your school or your IT service provider.

Security sessions

In the Security Sessions webinar series we provide advice on configuring your Microsoft or Google software to ensure that the back end of your system set-up is secure.

Throughout these sessions, we’ll provide our recommendations and then explain how to set it up in your Google and Microsoft software.

Identity and authentication

Google file management and drive security

Mail, calendar and contacts

Device management

Administration and reporting – Google

Google investigation tool

Google vault

Microsoft tech bytes

Tech bytes is a short series of technical videos showing how you can use the Microsoft 365 Security suite.

Microsoft webinars

Microsoft’s 'Zero to Cyber Hero' webinar series focuses on the core pillars of cyber security and how Microsoft 365 with A5 can help your school or kura improve your base security and become more cyber resilient.

Learn the fundamentals of A5 licensing

Learn about the capabilities included in Microsoft's A5 licence for staff and students as part of the Ministry of Education's Schools' Agreement with Microsoft.

Watch the video(external link)

Download the webinar slides [PDF, 5.7 MB]

Zero trust and Microsoft

Understand how you can embark on a modern, future-focused cyber security journey, leveraging your Microsoft 365 capabilities and the principles of 'zero trust'.

Watch the video(external link)

Download the webinar slides [PDF, 3.2 MB]

Building the connected ecosystem

Learn about how you can use Microsoft 365 to build a cohesive and integrated cyber security strategy for your school that will improve your ability to detect and respond to cyber threats.

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Download the webinar slides [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Finding your way with cyber security frameworks

Understand industry-endorsed cyber security frameworks and when to recommend controls to improve your cyber resilience.

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Download the webinar slides [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Google Workspace: How to

The following videos will help your school make the most out of your Google workspace suite.

Gmail safety and security settings(external link)

Investigation tool to find bullying(external link)

Security centre dashboard, alert centre, and security health(external link)

Using the investigation tool to help triage and remedy safety threats(external link)

Disclaimer from Microsoft

Because of the changing nature of cyber security, along with the cadence of updates to cloud services, every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information. However, some changes may occur that will contradict or deprecate information contained within these webinars. The Microsoft Docs site should always be considered the single source of truth, with this information intending to simplify at times complex documentation for ease of deployment within a school.

Microsoft Docs website(external link)

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