Cyber Awareness for Municipal Police Fire & EMS Information Technology Prsnl

AWR388 – 2.00 Hours


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This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This 2 hour, web-based course will cover the basics of cyber awareness for Municipal, Police, Fire and EMS Information Technology personnel. Participants will have an increased knowledge of threats specific to their jurisdiction and an understanding of the processes and procedures needed to develop a cyber-awareness program. This course will focus on the steps involved in being aware of cyber threats and effectively communicating the processes and procedures to protect users against common cyber threats. The participants will apply this knowledge to developing processes and procedures to integrate cyber awareness into routine operations. Participants will gain an understanding and the knowledge needed to start developing and integrating cyber awareness programs in their specific jurisdictions. This course is intended to give managers and technical personnel working in Police, Fire, and EMS IT departments an introduction to becoming aware of cyber threats to their type of agencies. These types of agencies will be aware of threats specifically targeted at them and how to start a cyber-awareness program to combat the threat. 


This course is offered by the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) and was developed by the NCPC partner the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI).  The course is funded through the DHS/FEMA Homeland Security National Training Program and is offered at no cost.


You must be a United States citizen or permanent resident to register for this class. If you are not a United State citizen or permanent resident, please contact us for more information on the approval process.

Students must have a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) to register for this class. To obtain a SID, register online at

Course Completion Requirements

Students must earn a minimum score of 70% on the module post-test to receive their certificate.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

To prevent issues during your online course, the following is recommended:

  • Broadband connection
  • Current browser updated to the latest version (i.e., Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
  • Pop-ups must be enabled.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the need to integrate a Cyber Awareness Program within a Municipal agency
  • Recognize the processes and procedures needed to integrate cyber-awareness into routine operations specific to Municipal agencies
  • Recognize the advantages of establishing and sustaining a Cyber Awareness Program

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for Information Technology Support Personnel and technically proficient mid-level management in the public sector. The audience can be comprised of individual participants, as well as organizational divisions or a combination of both. Participants include, but are not limited to information technology support personnel from the following entities: law enforcement, emergency medical services and fire services.

This course is appropriate for individuals working for state, local, tribal, and territorial organizations, and especially those at decision-making levels, such as line supervisors, and middle management. The course is not designed for firefighters, police officers or EMTs.

Other Information

After registering for this online course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us.

Contact Information

Business & Cyber Solutions
Phone: (979) 431-4837
Email: [email protected]