Knowledge ID: K0691

Knowledge of cyber defense tools and techniques

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • Cybersecurity Policy and Planning

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-002

    Responsible for developing and maintaining cybersecurity plans, strategy, and policy to support and align with organizational cybersecurity initiatives and regulatory compliance.

  • Cybersecurity Workforce Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-003

    Responsible for developing cybersecurity workforce plans, assessments, strategies, and guidance, including cybersecurity-related staff training, education, and hiring processes. Makes adjustments in response to or in anticipation of changes to cybersecurity-related policy, technology, and staffing needs and requirements.Authors mandated workforce planning strategies to maintain compliance with legislation, regulation, and policy.

  • Security Control Assessment

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-012

    Responsible for conducting independent comprehensive assessments of management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by a system to determine their overall effectiveness.

  • Systems Authorization

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-013

    Responsible for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk to organizational operations, organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the nation.

  • Cybersecurity Architecture

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-001

    Responsible for ensuring that security requirements are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture, including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems that protect and support organizational mission and business processes.

  • Knowledge Management

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-003

    Responsible for managing and administering processes and tools to identify, document, and access an organization’s intellectual capital.

  • Defensive Cybersecurity

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-001

    Responsible for analyzing data collected from various cybersecurity defense tools to mitigate risks.

  • Exploitation Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: CE-WRL-003

    Responsible for identifying access and intelligence collection gaps that can be satisfied through cyber collection and/or preparation activities. Leverages all authorized resources and analytic techniques to penetrate targeted networks.