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Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 5: Water Infrastructure & NIST Cybersecurity Framework

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
L11 Water Infrastructure5m
L12 NIST Cybersecurity Framework6m
3 readings
Water: International Perspective (Optional Video)10m
NIST Cybersecurity Framework (Optional)10m
More on NIST CSF (Optional Video)10m
2 practice exercises
L11 Challenge Questions6m
L12 Challenge Questions6m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 6: Applied NIST Cybersecurity Framework

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min)
3 videos
L14 Applying NIST CSF (2)4m
L15 Applying NIST CSF (3)3m
4 practice exercises
L13 Challenge Questions4m
L14 Challenge Questions4m
L15 Challenge Questions4m
Exam 330m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 7: Electricity Infrastructure & ES-C2M2

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 11 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
L17 Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model4m
3 readings
Protecting Electricity Infrastructure (Optional Video)10m
ES-C2M2 (Optional)10m
Electricity Cyber Risk Management (Optional Video)10m
2 practice exercises
L16 Challenge Questions6m
L17 Challenge Questions6m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 8: Applied ES-C2M2

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min)
3 videos
L19 Applying ES-C2M2 (2)6m
L20 Applying ES-C2M2 (3)10m
5 practice exercises
L18 Challenge Questions2m
L19 Challenge Questions2m
L20 Challenge Questions2m
Exam 430m
Starting a Cybersecurity Program6m

About the Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Specialization

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Cybersecurity has emerged as a priority homeland security concern because a coordinated cyber attack against critical infrastructure could result in the worst catastrophe in the nation’s history. This specialization examines the cybersecurity problem, and takes a close look at what is being done to safeguard the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction by cyber attack. At the conclusion of this course, we hope learners grasp the central message that cybersecurity is essential to critical infrastructure protection, which is essential to homeland security, which is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction....
Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

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