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.
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.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.