1033

1033 (NIST ID: K0167)

Knowledge

Knowledge of basic system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques.

Items denoted by a * are CORE KSATs for every Work Role, while other CORE KSATs vary by Work Role.


Core KSAT for the following Work Roles

Cyber Defense Incident Responder (Core) ID: 531 (NIST ID: PR-IR-001) Category/Specialty Area: Protect & Defend / Incident Response
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Investigates, analyzes, and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave.

System Administrator (Core) ID: 451 (NIST ID: OM-SA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Operate & Maintain / Systems Administration
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware, software, and administers system accounts.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

Cyber Defense Analyst (Additional) ID: 511 (NIST ID: PR-DA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Protect & Defend / Cyber Defense Analysis
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs.) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.

Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst (Additional) ID: 212 (NIST ID: IN-FO-002) Category/Specialty Area: Investigate / Digital Forensics
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Analyzes digital evidence and investigates computer security incidents to derive useful information in support of system/network vulnerability mitigation.

Forensics Analyst (Additional) ID: 211 (NIST ID: IN-FO-001) Category/Specialty Area: Investigate / Digital Forensics
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Legal/Law Enforcement

Conducts deep-dive investigations on computer-based crimes establishing documentary or physical evidence, to include digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents.

Information Systems Security Manager (Additional) ID: 722 (NIST ID: OV-MG-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Cybersecurity Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.

Vulnerability Assessment Analyst (Additional) ID: 541 (NIST ID: PR-VA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Protect & Defend / Vulnerability Assessment & Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Performs assessments of systems and networks within the NE or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.