3689

3689 (NIST ID: S0187)

Skill

Skill in applying various analytical methods, tools, and techniques (e.g., competing hypotheses; chain of reasoning; scenario methods; denial and deception detection; high impact-low probability; network/association or link analysis; Bayesian, Delphi, and Pattern analyses).

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

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.

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

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.