Cyber Training Bulletin  –  January and February

CSD Cyber Defense Education and Training (CDET) Offerings

Highlights: What You Want to Know

  • A new category has been added to FedVTE under the Cybersecurity Courses called Non-Technical Cybersecurity. Some new courses that fall into this category include Cloud Monitoring, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity Investigations. To see the full list of available courses in this category, visit
  • CISA is offering the new Analysis of a Cyber Incident course on FedVTE. This three-module course teaches the beginner analyst how to develop the analytical skills and capabilities needed to handle a potential cyber incident — from analysis to reporting findings. This course is available to federal employees. For a full list of available courses on FedVTE for federal employees, please see the course catalog. For courses available to the public, please visit
  • In January and February, U.S. Executive Branch employees and contractors can participate in numerous CDM Dashboard courses, including the new CDM and Federal Mandates-Featuring how to use the CDM Dashboard to enable automated BOD-22-01 Reporting course. This course presents information regarding current Federal cybersecurity directives, mandates, and policies, and how they can be supported by the CDM Agency Dashboard. Featured prominently will be details on how to use the CDM Dashboard to enable automated BOD-22-01 Reporting.

Incident Response

In early 2023, this training series will be renamed Securing Systems, to better represent the variety of topics we cover. The content will stay the same. This free training series includes 100-level webinars for a general audience which are cybersecurity topic overviews that provide core guidance and best practices to make your network more resilient to attacks. Additionally, we are in the process of changing the registration period from opening one month before the course date to opening two months before the course date.

To learn more or register visit: Incident Response Training | CISA

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) 

We offer free, virtual ICS trainings geared toward Critical Infrastructure owners and operators. The trainings are designed to reduce cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure and encourage cooperation between CISA and the private sector. Trainings vary in length and run from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. MST (10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST). All trainings are conducted through Online Training or CISA Virtual Learning Portal (VLP), with the exception of the three-day, in-person pilot course at Idaho National Labs (INL) in Idaho Falls, ID.

To learn more or sign up, visit:   

CISA’s Cybersecurity Workforce Training for Underserved Communities and CyberWarrior

CISA’s non-traditional training program grantee, CyberWarrior, increases opportunity and economic mobility for people of all backgrounds through training, mentorship and technology. Through its CyberWarrior Academy, it delivers hands-on, intensive, lab-driven technical training in cybersecurity methods and procedures.

To learn more or sign up, visit: