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Understanding Targeted Cyber Attacks Course

  • Double Tree Hotel 1 Wenonah Park Place Bay City, MI 48708 United States (map)

About the Course: This course provides participants with specific information regarding targeted cyber-attacks, including advanced persistent threats. This information will place them in a better position to plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from targeted cyber-attacks. This course will fill the gap in threat-specific training for cybersecurity as a community-driven course that focuses on the phases of targeted cyber-attacks and the attacker methods used during each phase. Participants will also receive valuable information on cyber-attack prevention, mitigation and response.

Topics Include:

·   What is a Targeted Cyber Attack/Advanced Persistent Threat

·   Phases of a Targeted Cyber Attack

·   Developing the Attack Surface

·   Types of Reconnaissance

·   Inside the Target’s System

·   Managing Targeted Cyber Attacks

Prerequisites: Students must have a FEMA SID number to attend the class.

·   FEMA SID numbers can be obtained at

Target Audience:

·   Information Security and Cybersecurity Personnel

·   Emergency Responders

·   Risk Management Personnel

·   Emergency Planners

·   Emergency Managers

·   Healthcare Representatives

·   Public Works

·   Schools/Universities

·   Personnel responsible for identifying and responding to cyber incidents and those involved in development of organization strategies.

Registration: Registration will open on October 1, 2019 for this event on MITRAIN

Earlier Event: February 11
Region 3 Advisory Meeting