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Cybersecurity & Cyber Incident Awareness: Knowing Yourself & Knowing the Enemy

  • Regional Operations Intelligence Center 1032 River Road Ewing Township, NJ 08628 USA (map)

The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center (ROIC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Center for Public Safety and Justice (CPSJ) at the University of Illinois Chicago are offering a four-hour instructor-led training course titled Cybersecurity & Cyber Incident Awareness: Knowing Yourself and Knowing the Enemy. This course will help create a broader awareness of the principles and best practices of a robust cybersecurity program for all critical infrastructure sectors. There is NO COST to participate.


Description
This course specifically utilizes the Cybersecurity Framework, created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology by Executive Order, as a basis for building awareness based on use of common language, flexibility and its reliance on industry best practices. Participants will gain an understanding of the Framework and apply it to assess their organization’s current cybersecurity posture and identify areas and resources for direct improvement. Central course topics include: The Cybersecurity Framework and creation of an organization profile; the role the mission statement, business objectives and assets play in cybersecurity; possible enemies; creating employee buy-in; and building partnerships in your region and sector.


Target Audience
This course and its activities are designed for management-level participants to attend in teams of two from each organization. (One participant representing the Business side and one representing the IT side).


Prerequisites
All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). To create, retrieve or for additional information, visit: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

After registration, you will receive a link to complete a two-hour web-based course prior to attending the instructor-led course.


Registration
Seating is limited and preregistration is required.

To register for this course, please contact Joan Carnduff at [email protected] along with both participants’ names and email addresses.