Thursday, January 12, 2012

Course on Essentials of Community Cyber Security (Maine)

The SafetyWorks Training Institute located in the Department of Labor at Central Maine Commerce Center is offering a four hour long non-technical introduction to cyber security. Time and date is in the afternoon of February 15th, 2012.  Learn more at the web page that describes this event here.

Description of "Essentials of Community Cyber Security (AWR-136)" (taken from web page):

"This is a four (4) hour non-technical introduction to cyber security. This basic awareness course will explore cyber security in a community context and demonstrate how cyber-attacks can impact, prevent, and/or stop business operations and emergency responses. It is an awareness level course for participants who are interested in how cyber can impact a community and what role everyone plays concerning this threat. This discussion-based course builds basic terminology, identifies fundamental cyber threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures that can impact an individual, organization and community."

The target audience is for " . . . Participants with no background in computer security -Non-technical participants who would like to better understand basic concepts in computer security Participants involved in the following industries would benefit from this course: critical infrastructures, emergency operations, incident response in public or private organizations, state, county, and municipal officers, members of industry and chambers of commerce."

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