• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This topic provides a foundational understanding of cybersecurity tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). In the topic, we'll review fundamental information about types of attacks and attackers.

Learning Objectives

  • Cyber-related terminology 
  • Tenets of cybersecurity
  • Types of attacks (e.g., passive, active, insider, distribution)
  • Discuss the attack stages
  • The defense stages using the MITRE ATT&CK Kill Chain
  • Physical security
  • Common attack vectors used by adversaries to gain access to a network
  • Challenges explain for CDAs in cybersecurity

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

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Digital Forensics
  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Requirements Planning
  • Technology R&D