Cost: $39
Modules: 5
CPE Credit Hours: 12

Enrollment includes:

  • Free, one-year TCEA membership for each participant ($49 value)
  • TCEA digital badge
  • TCEA certificate sent via email upon course completion

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Data Guardian

The purpose of this course is to expand your comfort zone and broaden your knowledge of the tools available around safeguarding sensitive information. You will learn about why it is important to secure data, how to encrypt it, how to protect your passwords, and the best ways to secure your data and device(s) as well as what you put in the cloud. You will also explore built-in protections in software you use every day and how to back up your device’s content. This course provides the basics you need as a technology professional, as well as those needed to ensure the safe transmission of files and data across the web.


Why Learn with TCEA?

  • Our courses are streamlined for efficient and lasting learning.
  • We include training simulations that replicate the scenarios you will experience on the exam and present detailed information about what you will need to prepare for your GCT application.
  • We also offer ideas and techniques based on years of experience in professional development, integrating educator feedback to always meet the needs of course participants.


Self-Paced Online Course

Data Guardian is a self-paced, online program. Participants can begin anytime and go at their own speed throughout the program.

Upon enrollment, you will receive a program invitation email from TCEA’s learning management system that will give you access to the self-paced course. Within the course, you will find modules that must be moved through in sequential order.