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IS-720: An Introduction to NET Guard

Course Date


*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce the student to the National Emergency Technology (NET) Guard program, and to briefly explain how to create a NET Guard program in a local community.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain what NET Guard is and its benefit for a community.
  • Identify services NET Guard can provide and functions it does not provide.
  • Identify four key steps to creating a NET Guard program plan.
  • Explain four key steps to build, implement, and sustain a NET Guard program.

Primary Audience

NET Guard founders/administrators, potential NET Guard administrators, NET Guard volunteers, the general public





Course Length:

1 hour