Due to the overwhelming response in the number of individuals that have registered for our April 20, 2021, New Mexico Tech Counter-UAS Training Course, we are now hosting a second training course on April 27 to allow maximum participation.  Registration for the April 27 course is below and attached.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Region VII (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) invites you to participate in the New Mexico Tech “Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CUAS)” course hosted through Zoom.  This course provides first responders, emergency managers, security directors/managers with the knowledge and tools necessary to detect, identify, track, assess, respond and report UAS activity. Participants are presented with information on the current UAS terrorist and criminal threat, technology, and analog and electronic detection techniques. Participants are guided through demonstrations and exercises on the varying UAS types, their capabilities, and simulated threats involving Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

 COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. Recognize Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) uses and components
  2. Recognize the threat posed by the criminal and terrorist use of commercially available Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) technology.
  3. Identify Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CUAS) tactics available to emergency first responders.
  4. Recognize regulations, laws, and policies pertaining to the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
  5. Discuss CUAS Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) used throughout a case study.
  6. Identify TTPs to detect UAS activity using visual, audio or technological resources.
  7. Distinguish between types of UAS, payloads, and legal/safe operations.
  8. Recognize effective methods to track UAS activity and communicate to appropriate authorities.
  9. Assess Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) activity and recommend response options and considerations.
  10. Discuss response considerations to respond and deter unsafe, unauthorized, illegal, or terrorist Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) activity
  11. Understand evidence collection and reporting Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) activity to appropriate agencies.

 

Please click here to view flyer.
Please click here to view the Course Design Document.

 

APRIL 27, 2021

8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M. CENTRAL TIME

Zoom – based Webinar

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

·       State and local first responders

·       Law enforcement

·       Fire service

·       Security Directors/Managers

 

PREREQUISITES

   FEMA Student ID (SID)   https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

 

REGISTRATION

  • Registration is free
  • Click HERE to Register

 

If you have any questions, please contact me at 402-981-8970 or email greg.hollingsead@cisa.dhs.gov.

 

Best regards,

Greg Hollingsead
Protective Security Advisor,  Nebraska
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Telephone:  (402) 981-8970 | Email: greg.hollingsead@cisa.dhs.gov