1056

1056 (NIST ID: K0499)

Knowledge

Knowledge of operations security.

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 Intelligence Planner (Core) ID: 331 (NIST ID: CO-PL-001) Category/Specialty Area: Collect & Operate / Cyber Operational Planning
Workforce Element: Intelligence (Cyberspace)

Develops detailed intelligence plans to satisfy cyber operations requirements. Collaborates with cyber operations planners to identify, validate, and levy requirements for collection and analysis. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and execution of cyber actions. Synchronizes intelligence activities to support organization objectives in cyberspace.

Cyber Operations Planner (Core) ID: 332 (NIST ID: CO-PL-002) Category/Specialty Area: Collect & Operate / Cyber Operational Planning
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Develops detailed plans for the conduct or support of the applicable range of cyber operations through collaboration with other planners, operators and/or analysts. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and enables integration during the execution of cyber actions.

Multi-Disciplined Language Analyst (Core) ID: 151 (NIST ID: AN-LA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / Language Analysis
Workforce Element: Intelligence (Cyberspace)

Applies language and culture expertise with target/threat and technical knowledge to process, analyze, and/or disseminate intelligence information derived from language, voice and/or graphic material. Creates, and maintains language specific databases and working aids to support cyber action execution and ensure critical knowledge sharing. Provides subject matter expertise in foreign language-intensive or interdisciplinary projects.

Partner Integration Planner (Core) ID: 333 (NIST ID: CO-PL-003) Category/Specialty Area: Collect & Operate / Cyber Operational Planning
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Works to advance cooperation across organizational or national borders between cyber operations partners. Aids the integration of partner cyber teams by providing guidance, resources, and collaboration to develop best practices and facilitate organizational support for achieving objectives in integrated cyber actions.

Target Developer (Core) ID: 131 (NIST ID: AN-TD-001) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / Targets
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Performs target system analysis, builds and/or maintains electronic target folders to include inputs from environment preparation, and/or internal or external intelligence sources. Coordinates with partner target activities and intelligence organizations, and presents candidate targets for vetting and validation.

Warning Analyst (Core) ID: 141 (NIST ID: AN-TA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / Threat Analysis
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Develops unique cyber indicators to maintain constant awareness of the status of the highly dynamic operating environment. Collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates cyber warning assessments.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

Research & Development Specialist (Additional) ID: 661 (NIST ID: SP-RD-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Technology R&D
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research in order to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems.