Knowledge ID: K0891

Knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) reference model

Work roles with this Knowledge

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Defensive Cybersecurity

    NICE Framework ID: PD-WRL-001

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • All-Source Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: CI-WRL-001

    Responsible for analyzing data and information from one or multiple sources to conduct preparation of the operational environment, respond to requests for information, and submit intelligence collection and production requirements in support of intelligence planning and operations.

  • Target Analysis

    NICE Framework ID: CE-WRL-006

    Responsible for conducting target development at the system, component, and entity levels. Builds and maintains electronic target folders to include inputs from environment preparation and/or internal or external intelligence sources. Coordinates with partner target working groups and intelligence community members, and presents candidate targets for vetting and validation. Assesses and reports on damage resulting from the application of military force and coordinates federal support as required.