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New Training Announcement: MGT-385-Community Cyber Security Exercise Planning


February 11, 2013


What The Maine Emergency Management Agency and The Maine Cyber Security Cluster are joining efforts with TEEX to offer a Community Cyber Security Exercise Planning Course.

When:May 1, 2013 1:00-5:00 and May 2, 2013 8:00-5:00

This 2-day non-technical course is designed to assist exercise planners incorporate cyber into an exercise in meaningful ways. Participants will be introduced to cyber topics and how cyber can impact the business operations of an organization and community. Lecture and activities will explore objectives, players, cyber injects and challenges to incorporating cyber into exercises. Participants will be exposed to many possible injects and scenarios that can be used in an exercise. Students attending this course receive a Certificate of Completion. (12 hours total)

Course Length: 12 hours

Target Audience: AWR-136 Essentials of Community Cyber Securityis mandatory. Participants should have an understanding of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and have familiarity with community and/or organizational exercises. The concepts and ideas delivered in IS-120.a “An Introduction to Exercises” from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may prove to be beneficial in preparation for this course. That course can be located by clicking An Introduction to Exercise Design

Target Audience: Personnel who may be involved with designing exercises for their community. Also, those who are tasked with critical infrastructure, emergency operations, and incident response in public or private organizations, including state, county, and municipal officers; members of industry affiliations and chambers of commerce should attend.

Course Location: The course will be held at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, ME located in Glickman Family Library, the Universities Events Room. Glickman Family Library is located on 314 Forest Ave. Classes will run from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2013 and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on May 2, 2013. Lunch and breaks will be provided, and all other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

How to Apply: Click Here to Apply



Jeremy Damren, MEMA


Last update: 07/20/10