Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.
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).
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 conducts training or education of personnel within cyber domain.
Work that involves directly managing information technology projects to provide a unique service or product.
Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research in order to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems.
Additional KSAT for the following Work Roles
Develops, plans, coordinates, and evaluates cyber training/education courses, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs.
Provides legal advice and recommendations on relevant topics related to cyber law.
Responsible for the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.
Manages the package of support functions required to field and maintain the readiness and operational capability of systems and components.
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.