DHS Offers Virtual Cybersecurity Training for State, Local Gov’t Employees

virtual trainingThe Department of Homeland Security has opened its virtual cybersecurity training program to employees of state, local, tribal and territorial government units as part of efforts to bolster the U.S. cyber workforce, GCN reported Tuesday.

The report said the Federal Virtual Training Environment will provide more than 800 hours of training materials, including demonstrations, hands-on virtual labs and videotaped lectures.

DHS works with the Defense Information Systems Agency to deliver the free online program, which covers the topics of ethical hacking and surveillance, malware analysis, risk management and preparations for security certification, GCN said.

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