Knowledge ID: K0834

Knowledge of technology procurement principles and practices

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • Communications Security (COMSEC) Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-001

    Responsible for managing the Communications Security (COMSEC) resources of an organization.

  • 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.

  • Program Management

    NICE Framework ID: OG-WRL-010

    Responsible for leading, coordinating, and the overall success of a defined program. Includes communicating about the program and ensuring alignment with agency or organizational priorities.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cyber Intelligence Planning

    NICE Framework ID: CI-WRL-004

    Responsible for developing intelligence plans to satisfy cyber operation requirements. Identifies, validates, and levies requirements for intelligence collection and analysis. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and execution of cyber actions. Synchronizes intelligence activities to support organization objectives in cyberspace.

  • Cyber Operations Planning

    NICE Framework ID: CE-WRL-002

    Responsible for developing cybersecurity operations plans; participating in targeting selection, validation, and synchronization; and enabling integration during the execution of cyber actions.

  • 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.