Understanding Targeted Cyber Attacks

AWR376 - 8.00 Hours

Description

This course provides participants with specific information regarding targeted cyber attacks, including advanced persistent threats. This information will place them in a better position to plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from targeted cyber attacks. This course will fill the gap in threat-specific training for cybersecurity as a community-driven course that focuses on the phases of targeted cyber attacks and the attacker methods used during each phase. Participants will also receive valuable information on cyber attack prevention, mitigation and response.

Schedule

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    10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019
    West Columbia SC
    EC  AWR376  17
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    10/31/2019 - 10/31/2019
    Anchorage AK
    EC  AWR376  7
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    11/5/2019 - 11/5/2019
    Daytona Beach FL
    EC  AWR376  22
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    11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019
    Pine Mountian GA
    EC  AWR376  20
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    11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019
    Pine Mountian GA
    EC  AWR376  21
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    1/8/2020 - 1/8/2020
    Missoula MT
    EC  AWR376  25
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    1/23/2020 - 1/23/2020
    Fairfield IL
    EC  AWR376  24
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    2/12/2020 - 2/12/2020
    Bradenton FL
    EC  AWR376  28
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    2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
    Bay City MI
    EC  AWR376  26
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    3/5/2020 - 3/5/2020
    Madison WI
    EC  AWR376  19
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    4/7/2020 - 4/7/2020
    Columbus OH
    EC  AWR376  29

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 (800) 541-7149 or ke@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course provides participants with specific information regarding targeted cyber attacks, including advanced persistent threats. This information will place them in a better position to plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from targeted cyber attacks. This course will fill the gap in threat-specific training for cybersecurity as a community-driven course that focuses on the phases of targeted cyber attacks and the attacker methods used during each phase. Participants will also receive valuable information on cyber attack prevention, mitigation and response.

Prerequisites

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 at ke@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 541-7149 for more information on the approval process.

FEMA / SID Number

Students must have a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) to attend class.
To obtain a SID, register online at cdp.dhs.gov/femasid

Course Completion Requirements

Testing/Certification

A Pre-Test and Post-Test are given to measure participants’ understanding of the material. Participants are required to score a 70% or better on the Post-Test.

Registration and Attendance

Attendance is crucial in order to receive credit for this course. All participants must complete TEEX online registration prior to the beginning of the course, sign the attendance roster for each day of the course, attend 80% of the course hours, and complete the evaluation at the end of the course in order to receive a certificate of completion.

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. This 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.

Recommended

AWR 136 (Instructor led) – Essentials of Community Cybersecurity

AWR 175-W (Online) – Information Security for Everyone

Topics

What is a Targeted Cyber Attack/Advanced Persistent Threat+Phases of a Targeted Cyber Attack+Developing the Attack Surface+Types of Reconnaissance+Inside the Target’s System+Managing Targeted Cyber Attacks

Suggested Audience

  • Information security and cybersecurity personnel and managers
  • Emergency responders
  • Risk management personnel
  • Planners
  • Emergency Management
  • Healthcare
  • Public Works
  • Schools/Universities
  • Critical infrastructure representatives from both private and public sectors
  • Other personnel responsible for identifying and responding to cyber incidents and those who are involved in developing organization strategies.

Government Programs

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact ke@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 541-7149

Contact Information

Knowledge Engineering
Phone: (979) 458-6710 | Tollfree: (800) 541-7149

Policies

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