AWR168 – 10.00 Hours


EC AWR168 150 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 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This intermediate course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of computer crime issues from a legal perspective. The training will highlight the various computer crimes and appropriate response by first defenders and others that may encounter these types of issues. Participants learn legislations and organizational efforts to control or prevent such crimes. This course covers intellectual property law (copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition, and unfair business practices), personal jurisdiction, electronic commerce and software contracts, telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, the right to accuracy of information, the right to access information, and the First Amendment.

Two college credit hours are provided through ACE.


Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident or receive approval from TEEX/DHS-FEMA prior to the start of the class. Please contact us for more information on the approval process.

Course Completion Requirements

Students must earn a minimum score of 70% on all module post-tests 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.

Broadband connection recommended.



AWR-175 or have a good knowledge and understanding of the following topics:

  • Cyber Ethics
  • Ethical Business Practices 
  • Privacy Laws and Principles
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright Laws, Patents, Trademarks and Trade Secrets
  • Code of Ethics and Professional Practices
  • Freedom of Speech and the Internet
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Patching and updating
  • Firewalls
  • Malware
  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability
  • Disclosure, Alteration, and Denial
  • Vulnerabilities, Attacks and Controls
  • Types of Attacks and Attackers
  • Controls
  • Access Control
  • TCP/IP Networking
  • Networking Basics and Security
  • Operating System Security
  • Encryption

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Miscellaneous Cybercrimes
  • Key terms and concepts in cyber law
  • Intellectual property cybercrimes
  • Trademarks and domain name theft
  • Internet fraud
  • Electronic evidence and E-discovery

Suggested Audience

  • Emergency management agency
  • Emergency medical services
  • Fire service
  • Governmental administrative
  • Law enforcement
  • Healthcare
  • Public health
  • Public safety communications
  • Public works
  • Hazardous materials personnel

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 2.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Other Information

In order to receive the full two credit hours, all three classes in the Cybersecurity for Everyone track must be successfully completed.

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, contact us.

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Contact Information

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

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