AWR388 – 2.00 Hours

Schedule

EC AWR388 2 Register

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 (800) 541-7149 or bcs@teex.tamu.edu 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 was developed by Norwich University Applied Research Institutes through the DHS/FEMA Homeland Security National Training Program.

Prerequisites

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 TEEX at ke@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 541-7149 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 cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.

Course Completion Requirements

Important information that you will need for this class:

  • Have network and Internet proficiency.
  • Computer with an Internet connection and up-to-date web browser.

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.

Topics

  • Range and existence of cyber threats
  • Specific threats targeted toward police, fire and EMS agencies
  • Language and protocol
  • Integration of cyber-awareness programs

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.

Contact Information

Business & Cyber Solutions
Phone: (979) 458-6710 | Toll-Free: (800) 541-7149
Email: bcs@teex.tamu.edu

We’d rather practice with people that we’ll actually be responding with…It enables us to respond quickly and more confidently, so we can better serve the public. I would recommend this course to any first responder.

— Charles Torres, Assistant Chief, The Port Authority of NY & NJ Police Department
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