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Course Description

Transportation Cyber Security

PROGRAM AREA: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-137055
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2020
4 Hours
0.4 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

'Transportation Cyber Security' is a 4-hour long web-based training offered by NHI, the authoritative source in transportation training. The course is intended for professionals working with surface transportation systems. Each of the subject areas could be a course on its own, as the field is constantly changing and technologies evolve quickly under competitive pressure. This course is intended to help transportation professionals improve their understanding of the subject, and offer the tools that are useful for learning more about cyber security and resilience. Selected topics covered in this course are: hackers and their motivations, transportation objectives at risk, cyber technologies, common vulnerabilities associated with social media and public information systems, and tools for keeping informed about the developments in cybersecurity.

To enroll in this web-based training course, select 'Add to Cart.'

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the motivations of hackers and determine what transportation objectives are at risk
  • Analyze the complex and rapidly changing technologies associated with the broad discipline of cyber security
  • Explain common vulnerabilities associated with social media, public information systems, etc.
  • Identify and explain what makes up the center-to-field network, discuss its common vulnerabilities and operational risks
  • Explain the common vulnerabilities of the Traffic Management Center and identify some common solutions
  • List the tools that are useful for learning more about cyber security and resilience

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Transportation professionals working with surface transportation systems

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

 

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