3298

3298 (NIST ID: K0449)

Knowledge

Knowledge of how to extract, analyze, and use metadata.

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

All-Source Analyst (Core) ID: 111 (NIST ID: AN-ASA-001) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / All Source Analysis
Workforce Element: Intelligence (Cyberspace)

Analyzes data/information from one or multiple sources to conduct preparation of the environment, respond to requests for information, and submit intelligence collection and production requirements in support of planning and operations.

Mission Assessment Specialist (Core) ID: 112 (NIST ID: AN-AN-002) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / All Source Analysis
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Develops assessment plans and measures of performance/effectiveness. Conducts strategic and operational effectiveness assessments as required for cyber events. Determines whether systems performed as expected and provides input to the determination of operational effectiveness.

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.

Target Network Analyst (Core) ID: 132 (NIST ID: AN-TD-002) Category/Specialty Area: Analyze / Targets
Workforce Element: Cyberspace Effects

Conducts advanced analysis of collection and open-source data to ensure target continuity; to profile targets and their activities; and develop techniques to gain more target information. Determines how targets communicate, move, operate and live based on knowledge of target technologies, digital networks and the applications on them.

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

All-Source Collection Manager (Additional) ID: 311 (NIST ID: CO-CL-001) Category/Specialty Area: Collect & Operate / Collections Operations
Workforce Element: Intelligence (Cyberspace)

Identifies collection authorities and environment; incorporates priority information requirements into collection management; develops concepts to meet leadership’s intent. Determines capabilities of available collection assets, identifies new collection capabilities; and constructs and disseminates collection plans. Monitors execution of tasked collection to ensure effective execution of the collection plan.

Target Developer (Additional) 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.