Knowledge ID: K0019

Knowledge Description: Knowledge of cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts 

Work Roles with this Knowledge:

  • Work Role ID: OM-ANA-001
    Work Role Name: Systems Security Analyst
    Work Role Description: Responsible for the analysis and development of the integration, testing, operations, and maintenance of systems security.
    Specialty Area(s): Systems Analysis
  • Work Role ID: PR-CDA-001
    Work Role Name: Cyber Defense Analyst
    Work Role Description: Uses data collected from a variety of cyber defense tools (e.g., IDS alerts, firewalls, network traffic logs) to analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats.
    Specialty Area(s): Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Work Role ID: PR-VAM-001
    Work Role Description: Performs assessments of systems and networks within the network environment or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities.
  • Work Role ID: SP-ARC-002
    Work Role Name: Security Architect
    Work Role Description: Ensures that the stakeholder security requirements necessary to protect the organization’s mission and business processes are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes.
    Specialty Area(s): Systems Architecture
  • Work Role ID: SP-RSK-001
    Work Role Description: Senior official or executive with the authority to formally assume responsibility for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation (CNSSI 4009).
    Specialty Area(s): Risk Management
  • Work Role ID: SP-RSK-002
    Work Role Description: Conducts independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (as defined in NIST SP 800-37).
    Specialty Area(s): Risk Management
  • Work Role ID: SP-SRP-001
    Work Role Description: Consults with customers to evaluate functional requirements and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.
  • Work Role ID: SP-TRD-001
    Work Role Description: Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems.
    Specialty Area(s): Technology R&D