Preparing for Cyber Attacks and Incidents

MGT384 – 16.00 Hours


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08/06/24 – 08/07/24 Oriskany, NY EC MGT384 443 Register
08/07/24 – 08/08/24 Bala Cynwyd, PA EC MGT384 448 Register
08/13/24 – 08/14/24 Renton, WA EC MGT384 458 Register
08/14/24 – 08/15/24 Largo, FL EC MGT384 453 Register
08/20/24 – 08/21/24 Stuart, FL EC MGT384 449 Register
08/27/24 – 08/28/24 New Berlin, WI EC MGT384 452 Register
09/10/24 – 09/11/24 Plainfield, IN EC MGT384 457 Register
09/24/24 – 09/25/24 Mobile, AL EC MGT384 432 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

US FlagMGT384,  Preparing for Cyber Attacks and Incidents, is designed to prepare organizations and communities for the next cyber attack or incident. During this 16- hour course, participants will analyze cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and initial and cascading impacts of cyber attacks and incidents, evaluate the process for developing a cyber preparedness program, examine the importance and challenges of cyber related information sharing and discover low to no cost resources to help build cyber resilience. This course utilizes a team approach to capitalize on the synergy of traditional emergency response organizations, SLTT governments, military, and public and private operators of critical infrastructure.

As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) cooperative agreement training program, this course is available at no direct cost to state, county, and local government agencies.

Individuals completing this course in combination with AWR376, AWR169, AWR177, AWR395, AWR399, and AWR176 are awarded the Cybersecurity Awareness Certificate.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Participants must be U.S. citizens. A FEMA Student ID is required to register for and participate in any training provided by FEMA agencies. All FEMA training providers, registration systems, and enrollment procedures are required to use this FEMA SID, which can be obtained at the following website:; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants are required to score a 70% or better on the Post-Test and attend 80% of the course hours in order to receive a course certificate of completion.

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.
  • Laptop or tablet
  • Attendance Requirements

    Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

    Successful completion of the following courses is recommended, but not required:

    Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

    • Differentiate between various cyber threats
    • Discover the need for planning for cyber incidents
    • Recommend a plan of action for developing or revising a cyber preparedness program
    • analyze and share information as it relates to cyber incidents to enhance information sharing, collaboration, and situational awareness
    • identify resources for improving cyber resilience

    Suggested Audience

    Community representatives interested in increasing cyber resilience including personnel from:

    • Emergency Management
    • Information Technology
    • Risk Management/Emergency Planning/Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery
    • Public Works/Wastewater and Water
    • Schools/Universities
    • Communication Sector
    • Transportation
    • Energy
    • Defense/Industrial Base Sector
    • Elected and Appointed Officials
    • Financial Sector
    • Health Care
    • Emergency Services

    Other Information

    FEMA SID Information

    Students participating in FEMA provided training are required to provide their FEMA Student Identification (SID) number starting January 1, 2013. Your FEMA SID uniquely identifies you throughout the FEMA organization and all of its agencies. It serves as your personal identification number and combines all of your FEMA training records under one account to simplify tracking of all your FEMA training accomplishments.

    Please visit the FEMA SID web site to do any of the following.

    • To register for your FEMA SID if you do not already have one,
    • To retrieve your FEMA SID if you have forgotten it, and
    • To obtain additional information about the FEMA SID.

    Government Programs

    • GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact [email protected] or call (800) 541-7149. GSA Schedule logo
    • For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact [email protected] or call (800) 541-7149

    Contact Information

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