RIA: Cyber Security Awareness for Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Emergency Services

  • Passaic County, NJ

The NJ Regional Intelligence Academy (RIA) will be hosting a one day workshop titled: “Cyber Security Awareness for Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Emergency Services”.

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION

The digital age has changed the way law enforcement, homeland security professionals, private sector partners and public servants protect constituents from criminal and national security threats.  The integration of computers and the Internet into every aspect of reporting, tracking, and analysis now routinely uses information technology to increase communication, situational awareness and productivity. Unfortunately, increased reliance on information technology has created an entire new spectrum of vulnerabilities to public institutions. 

Law enforcement, homeland security, emergency services and public utilities have all fallen victim to cyber-attacks from a host of different actors.  These attackers often remain anonymous long after their cyber assault, and their motivations and objectives are often unclear as well.  Knowing the variety of threats they may encounter, the intentions of these threats and best practices for protecting information technology networks will help New Jersey remain resilient in protecting sensitive information and critical infrastructure. 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This program is designed for law enforcement, homeland security analysts, and emergency responders.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT

For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Michael Smith at MSmith@njohsp.gov or call 609-588-2498.

The RIA is a training partnership amongst the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP), the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the public safety agencies represented in the New Jersey Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) region.