Nev. chosen for federal cyber-security training
CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval recently announced Nevada’s selection by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for this year’s Community Cyber Security Maturity Model (CCSMM) program implementation for two of Nevada’s communities. The DHS program assists communities in assessing their cyber-security awareness and preparing for cyber-security issues that cross both the public and private sectors.
Administered by the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), an extension of the University of Texas — San Antonio, the program consists of a 14-month training and exercise program focusing on community cyber-security prevention, response and recovery.