Knowledge ID: K0778

Knowledge of enterprise information technology (IT) architecture principles and practices

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • 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.

  • 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 Testing and Evaluation

    NICE Framework ID: DD-WRL-007

    Responsible for planning, preparing, and executing system tests; evaluating test results against specifications and requirements; and reporting test results and findings.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Incident Response

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-003

    Responsible for investigating, analyzing, and responding to network cybersecurity incidents.

  • Infrastructure Support

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-004

    Responsible for testing, implementing, deploying, maintaining, and administering infrastructure hardware and software for cybersecurity.

  • Insider Threat Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-005

    Responsible for identifying and assessing the capabilities and activities of cybersecurity insider threats; produces findings to help initialize and support law enforcement and counterintelligence activities and investigations.

  • Vulnerability Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-007

    Responsible for assessing systems and networks to identify deviations from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Measure effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.

  • 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.