Dec 2020 Offering

This course has been completed.

AWR136-V - Essentials of Community Cyber Security
Date & Times
Dec 2, 2020 from 9 AM - 1 PM

The course provides individuals, community leaders and first-responders with information on how cyber attacks can impact, prevent, and/or stop operations and emergency responses in a community. It also serves as a cursory introduction to cyber threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures. It explains vulnerabilities of computer systems and networks and how these vulnerabilities can affect communities. The course introduces actions communities can take in establishing a cyber security program.

Course Objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to: -Identify reasons why communities are vulnerable to cyber attack; -Differentiate between the levels of cyber security threats; -Recognize that terrorists are capable of, and planning to use, computers to attack American communities and citizens; -Describe how everyone is affected by and has a role in cyber security efforts; -List ways cyber can affect the physical world; -Recognize the purpose of the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model; -State one technique for enhancing security awareness among community leaders; -Give one example of how a community can share cyber security-related information; -Identify at least two kinds of exercises; -Recognize that cyber security exercises are as important as other exercises to protect their organization, community, state and nation.

*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.

Max Attendance
25 (10 Open Seats)
Virtual Offering
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
POST Approved
POST Control #
Target Audiences
Public Health, Public Safety Communications (911), Security and Safety, Information Technology, Government Administrative, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Medical (Hospital), Public Works, Volunteer Organizations, and Transportation
Open To The Public
None Set
Registrant Notes

MUST HAVE INDIVIDUAL INTERNET ACCESSIBLE DEVICE. Minimum of 15 students for course to be held.

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Arnold, Austin Springfield-Greene County OEM
Beasley, Jamie SEMA MO-1 DMAT/MOMORT
Blank, Tracy Cole County Emergency Management
Briggs, Glenn Grundy County EMD
Everett, Terry Moniteau County Sheriff's Department
Harris, Tammy Citrus County Board of County Commissioners
Hayward, Stacey Kansas Schools for the Deaf and Blind
Macey, Michael Platte County Sheriff's Emergency Management
Marler, Brian STARRS
Robinson, Angela DPS
Schuessler, Angelia Perry County Health Department
Sharp, Jim Warren County
Tobin, Trenton KUMC
Tye, Patti State Emergency Management Agency
Wichern, Hannah Boone County OEM