• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

The workshop introduces several methods to help guide the implementation of the core cybersecurity principles across the DoD acquisition lifecycle. The workshop will reinforce the importance of balancing People, Process, and Technology, which are critical to designing and maintaining cyber resilient systems. Participants will be introduced to foundational knowledge of cybersecurity as it relates to the DoD Acquisition Lifecycle. Students will learn how cybersecurity principles apply to their career fields. The case studies in the workshop will allow participants to explore cybersecurity integration and risk management issues similar to the ones that they will likely face in their workplaces. The workshop is tailorable to the specific customer needs.

Learning Objectives

The objective of this workshop includes the ability to: Given a cybersecurity scenario, evaluate steps to ensure appropriate cybersecurity measures are taken throughout the acquisition lifecycle. Summarize the key aspects of Cybersecurity as they relate to the Defense Acquisition System. Identify the foundational guidance and policies associated with cybersecurity. Identify the workforce roles regarding cybersecurity as it relates to the acquisition lifecycle. Explain cybersecurity threats to DoD systems and their impact throughout the acquisition lifecycle. Illustrate the integration of cybersecurity into programs earlier & throughout the systems lifecycle. Analyze how the cybersecurity risk management process integrates with all acquisition career fields.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Systems Analysis