Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
Core KSAT for the following Work Roles
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).
Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software.
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Analyzes the security of new or existing computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs and provides actionable results.
Designs enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into security designs and processes.
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).
Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.
Responsible for analysis and development of systems/software security through the product lifecycle to include integration, testing, operations and maintenance.
Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles
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.
Develops and maintains business, systems, and information processes to support enterprise mission needs; develops information technology (IT) rules and requirements that describe baseline and target architectures.
Executes software planning, requirements, risk management, design, development, architecture, modeling, estimation, configuration management, quality, security, and tests using software development methodologies, architectural structures, viewpoints, styles, design decisions, and frameworks across all lifecycle phases.
Plans, prepares, and executes tests of systems to evaluate results against specifications and requirements as well as analyze/report test results.
Performs assessments of systems and networks within the NE or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.