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55 (NIST ID: K0038)

Knowledge

Knowledge of cybersecurity principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.

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

Authorizing Official/Designating Representative (Core) ID: 611 (NIST ID: SP-RM-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Risk Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Senior official or executive with the authority to formally assume responsibility for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation (CNSSI 4009).

COMSEC Manager (Core) ID: 723 (NIST ID: OV-MG-002) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Cybersecurity Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Manages the Communications Security (COMSEC) resources of an organization (CNSSI No. 4009).

Information Systems Security Manager (Core) 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.

Network Operations Specialist (Core) ID: 441 (NIST ID: OM-NET-001) Category/Specialty Area: Operate & Maintain / Network Services
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Plans, implements, and operates network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments.

Security Control Assessor (Core) ID: 612 (NIST ID: SP-RM-002) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Risk Management
Workforce Element: Cybersecurity

Conducts independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (as defined in NIST 800-37).

Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles

Systems Requirements Planner (Additional) ID: 641 (NIST ID: SP-RP-001) Category/Specialty Area: Securely Provision / Systems Requirements Planning
Workforce Element: IT (Cyberspace)

Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.