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Training: Cyber Security

  • 08/05/2015
  • 08/06/2015
  • Scott County Emergency Operations Center - 1100 E 46th St - Davenport, Iowa

The United States Coast Guard is sponsoring cyber security training August 5-6, 2015, in Davenport, Iowa.  The training is free.  Travel and per diem will be the responsibility of the attendees. 
This training is intended for those with a IT responsibilities, security responsibilities or emergency management responsibilities within their company.  Class size is limited so please follow registration instructions in the following email body if interested. 

This is time sensitive, please let Todd Epperson know no later than tomorrow, July 23rd at noon whether you or someone in your agency is interested in attending. Todd's contact information is included in the following information:


The Scott County EOC is hosting a 2-day FREE DHS Cybersecurity training on Wednesday and Thursday August, 2015.  This class is targeted for Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) Regulated facility/vessel security officers and AMSC Members.  The minimum required participants to have the class are 35 and the maximum participants for this event are 50.  Once all AMSC members and Facility Security Officers have had an opportunity to attend, we will open up any available slots on a first come first serve basis.  If we get more than 50 personnel interested, I may look to adding a second class later in the year.

REQUIRED ACTION: Please respond back to me NLT Wednesday, July 15, 2015 if you are interested in attending. (Name, Agency, Position, Address, Email, Phone Number, City State, Zip Code)


The training includes two courses:


Scott County Emergency Management Agency

1100 E 46th St, Davenport, IA  52807

(August 5 - 8:00AM-12:00PM)

AWR-136: Essentials of Community Cyber Security, 4 hour class (First Day, 4-hours AM):

This half-day training course places the issues of cyber security in a community context and demonstrates how cyber events can impact, prevent, and/or stop business operations, and emergency responses. The course covers cyber threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures, explains how computer systems and networks are vulnerable, and how this vulnerability affects the organization. (4-hours total)

(August 5 - 1:00PM-5:00PM)

(August 6 - 8:00AM-5:00PM)

MGT-384: The EOC's Role in Community Cyber Security, 12-hours (First Day, 4-hours PM; Second Day 8-hours):

This 2-day non-technical course is designed to provide an awareness of how cyber events can impact a community, an Emergency Operations Center, and our daily lives. In this course, participants will discover the roles and responsibilities needed to detect, prevent, and respond to a cyber security incident. Using past cyber events, participants will explore how the EOC and community would plan for and manage information and resources needed for a cyber event and understand how cyber can be used to affect, disrupt, and/or complicate emergency responses. (12-hours total)

Mr. Todd A. Epperson

USCG/Sector Upper Mississippi River

Port Security Specialist

Contingency Planning - Force Readiness

1222 Spruce Street, Room 7.103

St. Louis MO 63103-2846

Office: 314-269-2595

Cell: 314-704-8866

Fax: 314-269-2408

SIPR: todd.a.epperson.civ@mail.smil.mil

CONTACT US: (515) 650-0424 | sip@safeguardiowa.org | 4400 East University Ave.,  Suite 101, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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