• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Link 16 Cybersecurity Crash Course covers Link 16 TDL operational security and cybersecurity requirements for managing and exchanging Link 16 data. Learn about security of Link 16 and datalink implementations needs to interoperate STANAG 5602 Standard Interface for Multiple Platform Link Evaluation (SIMPLE) Link 16 standard (Reference 8) protocol. Learn how to analyze security and cybersecurity at node and message level model for various JTIDS J-messages messaging.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of Link 16 technology.
  • Identify common cybersecurity threats to Link 16 systems.
  • Learn best practices for securing Link 16 networks.
  • Explore encryption methods used in Link 16 communications.
  • Recognize the importance of maintaining Link 16 system integrity.
  • Develop skills in detecting and responding to cyber attacks on Link 16 networks.
  • Understand the role of key stakeholders in Link 16 cybersecurity.
  • Gain insights into emerging trends and challenges in Link 16 cybersecurity.
  • Apply cybersecurity principles to ensure the resilience of Link 16 systems.

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

  • Risk Management
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition