ONLINE: Cyber Security in the Public Sector 2023

Jan 01, 2023 12:00am -
Dec 31, 2023 11:59pm


Event Description

Online Course


The course below is available online through Radford University’s Government and Nonprofit Assistance Center (GNAC). You must register through VGFOA to take this course. Once you register, an email is sent to GNAC notifying them that you are enrolled. GNAC will then send you a password so that you can log on to their website and take the course.

Due to processing time, please note that it may take 3-5 business days before receiving the follow-up email from GNAC regarding your course password.

Cyber Security in the Public Sector


Workshop Description:

Today’s technology facilitates unprecedented access to information, bringing with it a myriad of new risks and challenges. This workshop investigates topics in cyber and information security that pertain to public sector finance, administration and other managers.  Emphasis is placed on current and near term issues and problems facing us in the public sector.


Students in this eight hour workshop are introduced to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-53, and NIST 800-171, as nationally recognized benchmarks. This workshop will be online,  seminar based, and allow students to focus on applied and basic surrounding cybersecurity.  This course offers 8 CPEs.


Workshop Objectives:

Students who actively participate will:


  • Gain a basic understanding of cyber and information security fundamentals.
  • Understand the intersection of people, policy, and technology as it relates to information security.
  • Explore safeguarding measures to improve digital security for themselves and the organization they work for.
  • Acquire knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity, 800-53, and 800-171 frameworks relating to work in the public sector.

Event Type:Certificate Classes
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Dec 31, 2022.
Regular registration starts on Jan 01, 2023 and ends on Dec 30, 2023.
Late registration starts on Dec 31, 2023.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 ONLINE: Cyber Security in the Public Sector 2023
Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00
Non-Member Fee: $175.00$175.00$175.00