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21 (NIST ID: K0015)

Knowledge

Knowledge of computer algorithms.

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

Information Systems Security Developer (Core) ID: 631 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Development
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.

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.

Data Analyst (Additional) ID: 422 (NIST ID: OM-DA-002) Category/Specialty Area: Operate & Maintain / Data Administration
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Examines data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of providing new insight. Designs and implements custom algorithms, flow processes and layouts for complex, enterprise-scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposes.

Security Architect (Additional) ID: 652 (NIST ID: SP-ARC-002) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Architecture
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Designs enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into security designs and processes.

Systems Developer (Additional) ID: 632 (NIST ID: SP-SYS-002) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Development
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information systems throughout the systems development lifecycle.

Systems Security Analyst (Additional) ID: 461 (NIST ID: OM-AN-001) Category/Specialty Area: Operate & Maintain / Systems Analysis
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Responsible for the analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security.