Knowledge ID: K0736

Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and practices

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • Cybersecurity Curriculum Development

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-004

    Responsible for developing, planning, coordinating, and evaluating cybersecurity awareness, training, or education content, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs and requirements.

  • Cybersecurity Instruction

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-005

    Responsible for developing and conducting cybersecurity awareness, training, or education.

  • Cybersecurity Legal Advice

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-006

    Responsible for providing cybersecurity legal advice and recommendations, including monitoring related legislation and regulations.

  • Product Support Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-009

    Responsible for planning, estimating costs, budgeting, developing, implementing, and managing product support strategies in order to field and maintain the readiness and operational capability of systems and components.

  • Secure Project Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-011

    Responsible for overseeing and directly managing technology projects. Ensures cybersecurity is built into projects to protect the organization’s critical infrastructure and assets, reduce risk, and meet organizational goals. Tracks and communicates project status and demonstrates project value to the organization.

  • 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.

  • Systems Security Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-014

    Responsible for managing the cybersecurity of a program, organization, system, or enclave.

  • 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.

  • Secure Systems Development

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-004

    Responsible for the secure design, development, and testing of systems and the evaluation of system security throughout the systems development life cycle.

  • Systems Requirements Planning

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-006

    Responsible for consulting with internal and external customers to evaluate and translate functional requirements and integrating security policies into technical solutions.

  • Technology Research and Development

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-008

    Responsible for conducting software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities with fully integrated cybersecurity. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems.

  • Data Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-001

    Responsible for analyzing data from multiple disparate sources to provide cybersecurity and privacy insight. Designs and implements custom algorithms, workflow processes, and layouts for complex, enterprise-scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposes.

  • 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.

  • Network Operations

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-004

    Responsible for planning, implementing, and operating network services and systems, including hardware and virtual environments.

  • Systems Administration

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-005

    Responsible for setting up and maintaining a system or specific components of a system in adherence with organizational security policies and procedures. Includes hardware and software installation, configuration, and updates; user account management; backup and recovery management; and security control implementation.

  • Systems Security Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-006

    Responsible for developing and analyzing the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security. Prepares, performs, and manages the security aspects of implementing and operating a system.

  • Defensive Cybersecurity

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-001

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