• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn why Election Officials must view themselves as IT systems managers, and be introduced to the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively function as an IT manager. The course includes a review of Election Systems, Election Night Reporting, and Interconnected Election Systems vulnerabilities and liabilities. The course also covers Social Media and Website best practices, vulnerabilities, and liabilities, and will also address Procuring IT, Vendor Selection, Testing and Audits, Security Measures, and Risk Assessments. In addition, the course also includes a review of resources available to the election community from the Department of Homeland Security.

Learning Objectives

none defined

Framework Connections

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.

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