Cybersecurity is more important than ever. Elected officials face a growing number of challenges and threats from bad actors online. That is why it is necessary to ensure legislators are well versed on the ways in which they can protect themselves from cyber attacks.
Bad actors seek to compromise the U.S.’s democratic institutions through a wide array of potential cyber attacks. By training state lawmakers, this initiative takes training directly to the frontlines of our democracy and ensures legislators are well versed on the threat environment as well as how to mitigate and protect against potential attacks.
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The National Cybersecurity Center will be delivering the no-cost training virtually in all 50 states, and U.S. territories.
Lawmakers and their staff will have the opportunity to hear from national experts on a variety of cybersecurity issues, and will learn practical tools to start using immediately to stay cyber-safe.
Those who successfully complete the training demonstrate their commitment to improving the cybersecurity of their state, and defending the democratic institutions that they serve.