• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn about the influence, impact, and need for cybersecurity when defending the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States. This course provides the definition of critical infrastructure, examples of cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure, and information on what is being done to protect critical infrastructure from these cybersecurity threats.

Learning Objectives

  • Define and give examples of critical infrastructure.
  • Identify possible cyber threats to critical infrastructure.
  • Describe U.S. cybersecurity policies and programs.
  • Explain the cybersecurity roles of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other Federal agencies.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D
  • Systems Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cyber Defense Analysis