AWR383 – 4.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Business & Cyber Solutions at (800) 541-7149 or bcs@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This is a non-technical course meant to develop awareness of cybersecurity risks so that elected officials, appointed officials, and other senior managers are better informed to properly protect the jurisdiction/organization during a cybersecurity incident. It is designed to help officials and senior management work more effectively with their Information Technology (IT) departments to mitigate cyber threats. The training is tailored to government, critical infrastructure, and private sector personnel who have the responsibility for directing and developing policy within their organization.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Cybersecurity: Not just an IT issue
  • Types of cyber threats
  • Common types of attacks
  • Prioritization of business function
  • Cybersecurity as part of a culture
  • Cyber insurance
  • Public communications
  • Senior managers checklist

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Elected officials such as city council, mayor, county commissioner, county judge
  • City managers
  • Chief information officers
  • Risk managers
  • Emergency management coordinators
  • Jurisdictional department heads
  • Directors of critical infrastructure such as power, water/wastewater, healthcare, transportation
  • ISD and higher-ed officials, and private company C-suite

Contact Information

Business & Cyber Solutions
Phone: (979) 458-6710 | Toll-Free: (800) 541-7149
Email: bcs@teex.tamu.edu

This training has helped me to see where I could have done a better job with past cases and prepared me for better case work in the future.

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