Last week we sent a HUDBlast letting you know that some of our clients were experiencing difficulty accessing the Cyber Awareness Challenge.
Good news; the access issue has been resolved.
If you use EIV, if you view EIV reports or if you send TRACS files you are required to take Cyber Awareness Challenge (Security Awareness Training) annually.
The requirements are for:
Also, along the same lines...HUD has updated their instruction related to the Cyber Awareness Challenge. At one time, HUD indicated that TRACS Users were required to complete the Challenge within 30 days of accepting the TRACS Rules of Behavior.
HUD's instruction now says:
"If the Cyber Awareness Challenge has not been completed within the last 12 months, it must be completed within 30 days of accepting the TRACS ROB."
The TRACS External Users Access & Security Requirements Guide was updated in December of 2020.