Nov 2021 Offering

AWR136 - Essentials of Community Cyber Security
Date & Times
Nov 3, 2021 from 8 AM - 12 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; and,
-Recognize that cyber security exercises are as important as other exercises to protect their organization, community, state and nation.

Max Attendance
30 (13 Open Seats)
Eugene E. Northern Community Hall
400 West 4th Street
Rolla, MO 64501
POST Approved
POST Control #
Technical Studies
Target Audiences
Public Health, Public Safety Communications (911), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Education, Information Technology, Government Administrative, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Fire, Medical (Hospital), Public Works, Volunteer Organizations, Emergency Management Director, and Transportation
Open To The Public
None Set
Registrant Notes

*If requesting both AWR136 & MGT384, please send an email to so that we can manually add you to MGT384.

Minimum #24 for course to be held.
Lodging not available for this 4 hr course unless registered in conjunction with MGT384 (11/3-4).
Priority seating to those taking both AWR136 + MGT384.