Journeys of Discovery: Anti-cyber terrorism training in SLO
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (COES) and the California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) are charged with coordinating emergency preparedness and response to natural disasters and threats to civil order, including cyber and terrorist attacks, fires, earthquakes, floods and pandemics such as the coronavirus. COES and CSTI maintain training facilities at the California National Guard base Camp San Luis Obispo.
Correspondent Tom Wilmer met with coordinator and instructor Anthony Lukin Ph.D., following a three-day Cyber Terrorism Training course. Lukin discusses the breadth of training for California’s front-line first responders, cyber terrorism experts including police, firefighters, and those charged with maintaining essential services such as electricity and water distribution.
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