Knowledge ID: K0744

Knowledge of operating system (OS) systems and software

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • Cybersecurity Instruction

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-005

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

  • 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.

  • Enterprise Architecture

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-002

    Responsible for developing and maintaining business, systems, and information processes to support enterprise mission needs. Develops technology rules and requirements that describe baseline and target architectures.

  • Secure Software Development

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-003

    Responsible for developing, creating, modifying, and maintaining computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs.

  • 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.

  • Software Security Assessment

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-005

    Responsible for analyzing the security of new or existing computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs and delivering actionable results.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Database Administration

    NICE Framework ID: IO-WRL-002

    Responsible for administering databases and data management systems that allow for the secure storage, query, protection, and utilization of data.

  • 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.

  • Digital Forensics

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-002

    Responsible for analyzing digital evidence from computer security incidents to derive useful information in support of system and network vulnerability mitigation.

  • Cybercrime Investigation

    Category: Investigation
    NICE Framework ID: IN-WRL-001

    Responsible for investigating cyberspace intrusion incidents and crimes. Applies tactics, techniques, and procedures for a full range of investigative tools and processes and appropriately balances the benefits of prosecution versus intelligence gathering.

  • Digital Evidence Analysis

    Category: Investigation
    NICE Framework ID: IN-WRL-002

    Responsible for identifying, collecting, examining, and preserving digital evidence using controlled and documented analytical and investigative techniques.

  • Cyberspace Operations

    NICE Framework ID: CE-WRL-001

    Responsible for gathering evidence on criminal or foreign intelligence entities to mitigate and protect against possible or real-time threats. Conducts collection, processing, and geolocation of systems to exploit, locate, and track targets. Performs network navigation and tactical forensic analysis and executes on-net operations when directed.

  • 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.