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Election Security Training

Cybersecurity Training

Benefits

  • Led by Leading Cybersecurity Experts Actively Engaged in Client Work
  • Designed for Election Teams and Leadership

Two-Day Staff and Leadership Cybersecurity Training

Cybersecurity Training Specifically for Elections

CyberDefenses offers hands-on cybersecurity classes designed specifically for state and county election leadership and teams. This two-day instructor led class covers the threats that affect the democratic process. Students will leave with a deep understanding of how to continuously evolve their processes to improve security, protect voter data, and defend critical operations and elections from cyberattack disruption.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Understanding Election Security

Key Topics:
  • Attackers and Motivation
  • Vulnerabilities and Exploits
  • Opportunistic Attacks
  • Attacker Movement Inside Your Org
Hands-On Exercises:
  • How to Hack a Server
  • Releasing Ransomware
  • Lateral Movement

Securing Voter Data and Election Services

Key Topics:
  • Data Security
  • Securing Physical Access to Networks
  • Servers and Devices
  • Operations Security
Hands-On Exercises:
  • Enabling and Using Encryption
  • Control Access to Systems and Files

 

Security Risk Management

Key Topics:
  • Risk-Based Decision Making
  • Security Planning
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Managing 3rd Party Risk
Hands-On Exercises:
  • Creating a Security Plan
  • Creating an Incident Response Plan
  • Performing Vendor Assessments

Practicing Cybersecurity

Key Topics:
  • Staff Expectations and Training
  • Crisis Management
  • Communications Planning
Hands-On Exercises:
  • Table-top Exercise

 

Training

Classes Available In-Person and Online

Available Add-Ons

Security Assessments

Cyber Navigator/CISO Guidance

24 X 7 Threat Monitoring

Contact CyberDefenses to speak with us about defending your organization against cyber threats.