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Essentials of Community Cyber Security (AWR-136)


January 12, 2012


What is the Course: 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.

When: February 15th 12:30-16:30 (AWR 136)

Target Audience:

  • 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.

Course Location: The course will be held at the SafetyWorks Training Institute located in the Department of Labor at CMCC. The Central Maine Commerce Center is located on Commerce Drive off Route 27 in North Augusta ME. Class will run from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is no charge for attending this program.

To register, please fill out a FEMA training form and fax or e-mail it to: Jeremy Damren or Mike Grant 207-287-3178 (fax)



Mike Grant


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