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Security and Resilience for Bombing Incidents

4.3 Contact Hours


This course is intended to assist in planning and implementing counter-IED activities within overall public safety and emergency management approaches for organizations and communities. It covers common counter-IED-specific security and resiliency goals in order to build bombing prevention capabilities at the organizational/jurisdictional level. Participants will learn how to sustain and build targeted bombing prevention capabilities within their organization or jurisdiction.

Through a combination of lecture as well as individual and small group activities, participants will learn the IED risk landscape, how to determine current and target bombing prevention capabilities, identify capability gaps, and select sustainment or correction actions. Additionally, several C-IED preparedness resources are shared to support bombing prevention capabilities.


Target Audience

The target audience for this course includes experienced emergency management personnel who may perform in a management capacity and are charged with preparing and enhancing their community’s security and resilience for potential IED incidents for major or complex attacks.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Course registration requires a FEMA SID. To complete the one-time registration process for a FEMA SID, please visit:

Continuing Education Credits

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) is authorized by IACET (International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training) to award Contact Hours/CEUs for this activity. 

  • International Accreditors of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) – 0.4 CEUs, 4 Contact Hours