Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption).
Core 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.
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Plans, implements, and operates network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments.
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).
Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information systems throughout the systems development lifecycle.
Responsible for the analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security.
Additional 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).
Installs, configures, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware, software, and administers system accounts.