• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The course introduces the automated information systems (AIS) environment and the threats and vulnerabilities faced when working within the government or defense industrial systems. It provides a working knowledge of cyber intrusion methods and cybersecurity countermeasures to assist employees in preventing cyber attacks and protecting their systems and information.

Learning Objectives

• Identify the key indicators of the cyber threat:
- Spear phishing and spoofed emails
- Emails with malicious links or attachments
- Stolen logon credentials
- Use of weak or default passwords
- Unpatched or outdated software vulnerabilities
- Removable media
- Website vulnerabilities
• Identify countermeasures to safeguard against cyber threats
• Recognize the types of suspicious cyber events and behaviors that should be reported and identify how to report them

Framework Connections