TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Community Cybersecurity Exercise Planning (AWR 136 & MGT 385)


July 25, 2017


Community Cybersecurity Exercise Planning (AWR 136 & MGT 385)
September 7-8, 2017

This 2 day course provides an in-depth understanding of the nature and reach of information technology in order to prepare exercise planners to incorporate cyber-attacks and incidents into their program. Participants will explore cyber-related exercise objectives, players, scenarios and injects, challenges of developing exercises, and, examine the importance of exercises in building the community’s overall cybersecurity posture.

This course begins with a 4-hour introduction in the concepts related to community cybersecurity. Participants will examine the different types of cyber-attacks, how communities are vulnerable to cyber-attacks and incidents, and what types of organizations are most likely to be targeted. This course will also introduce the participants to the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model and how to use the model to build a community cybersecurity program and their cyber resilience.

Eligible participants include part and full time emergency management and response personnel who currently work/assigned in an exercise planning/execution role at the state, local, tribal or DOD installation level.

Course Location: The course will be held in the MEMA Emergency Operations Center. The Central Maine Commerce Center is located at 45 Commerce Drive off Route 27 in North Augusta. Classes will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Lunch and breaks will be provided. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

For further information, please contact Cameron Wellman at MEMA.

All applications should be submitted by email/fax via FEMA training application form found at:

The application period for this program ends COB August 25th. Applications received after that will not be accepted.



Cameron Wellman at MEMA