Washington State Emergency Management Division

MGT-452 Physical & Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Course Description

The national and economic security of the United States depends on the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure. This course provides participants from throughout the various levels of government, private industry, and community an understanding of the interdependency between physical and cybersecurity disciplines and opportunities to collaboratively formulate enterprise risk management strategies to enhance infrastructure security and resilience efforts.

Course Objectives
  • Identify physical and cybersecurity concerns impacting overall infrastructure security posture;
  • Classify integrated physical and cybersecurity incidents and the evolving risks and impacts they pose to critical infrastructure;
  • Apply key concepts and resources to improve security within an organization or business




You have to be a US Citizen. Permanent US Resident Aliens or Green Card Holders are treated as US Citizens for the purpose of attending training funded by DHS/FEMA. They do not have to be vetted through FEMA Security and FEMA International Affairs.




  • IS-860.B: National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)*
  • IS-921.A: Implementing Critical Infrastructure Security & Reslience*
  • IS-913.A: Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience: Achieving Results Through Partnership & Collaboration*
  • AWR-136: Essentials of Community Cybersecurity
  • AWR-175W: Information Security for Everyone
  • AWR-213: Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience Awareness
  • MGT-310: Jurisdictional Threat & Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment


*All FEMA Independent Study (IS) courses are available online here: FEMA Independent Study Program

Target Audience
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works
  • Agriculture
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Information Technology
  • Security and Safety
  • Search & Rescue
  • Transportation
  • Other
  • Education

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 8


Spokane Community College, Lair Center (Bldg 6)

1810 N Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217

Click here for directions

Course Manager

Course Host: Heather Kitchen,

State Training Coordinator: Damaris Deschner Li,






If you need accommodations, like an ASL interpreter, please contact our office 4 weeks in advance ( to give us enough time to coordinate with DSHS and other agencies. We cannot guarantee to fulfill any requirements we get this information in less than 4 weeks before class starts. Thank you for your cooperation!