Knowledge ID: K0516

Knowledge Description: Knowledge of physical and logical network devices and infrastructure to include hubs, switches, routers, firewalls, etc.

Work Roles with this Knowledge:

  • Work Role ID: AN-ASA-001
    Work Role Name: All-Source Analyst
    Work Role Description: Analyzes data/information from one or multiple sources to conduct preparation of the environment, respond to requests for information, and submit intelligence collection and production requirements in support of planning and operations.
    Category: Analyze
    Specialty Area(s): All-Source Analysis
  • Work Role ID: AN-ASA-002
    Work Role Description: Develops assessment plans and measures of performance/effectiveness. Conducts strategic and operational effectiveness assessments as required for cyber events. Determines whether systems performed as expected and provides input to the determination of operational effectiveness.
    Category: Analyze
    Specialty Area(s): All-Source Analysis
  • Work Role ID: AN-TGT-001
    Work Role Name: Target Developer
    Work Role Description: Performs target system analysis, builds and/or maintains electronic target folders to include inputs from environment preparation, and/or internal or external intelligence sources. Coordinates with partner target activities and intelligence organizations, and presents candidate targets for vetting and validation.
    Category: Analyze
    Specialty Area(s): Targets
  • Work Role ID: AN-TGT-002
    Work Role Name: Target Network Analyst
    Work Role Description: Conducts advanced analysis of collection and open-source data to ensure target continuity; to profile targets and their activities; and develop techniques to gain more target information. Determines how targets communicate, move, operate and live based on knowledge of target technologies, digital networks, and the applications on them.
    Category: Analyze
    Specialty Area(s): Targets
  • Work Role ID: AN-TWA-001
    Work Role Name: Threat/Warning Analyst
    Work Role Description: Develops cyber indicators to maintain awareness of the status of the highly dynamic operating environment. Collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates cyber threat/warning assessments.
    Category: Analyze
    Specialty Area(s): Threat Analysis
  • Work Role ID: CO-CLO-001
    Work Role Description: Identifies collection authorities and environment; incorporates priority information requirements into collection management; develops concepts to meet leadership's intent. Determines capabilities of available collection assets, identifies new collection capabilities; and constructs and disseminates collection plans. Monitors execution of tasked collection to ensure effective execution of the collection plan.
    Specialty Area(s): Collection Operations
  • Work Role ID: CO-CLO-002
    Work Role Description: Evaluates collection operations and develops effects-based collection requirements strategies using available sources and methods to improve collection. Develops, processes, validates, and coordinates submission of collection requirements. Evaluates performance of collection assets and collection operations.
    Specialty Area(s): Collection Operations
  • Work Role ID: CO-OPL-002
    Work Role Name: Cyber Ops Planner
    Work Role Description: Develops detailed plans for the conduct or support of the applicable range of cyber operations through collaboration with other planners, operators and/or analysts. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and enables integration during the execution of cyber actions.
    Specialty Area(s): Cyber Operational Planning
  • Work Role ID: CO-OPS-001
    Work Role Name: Cyber Operator
    Work Role Description: Conducts collection, processing, and/or geolocation of systems to exploit, locate, and/or track targets of interest. Performs network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, and, when directed, executes on-net operations.
    Specialty Area(s): Cyber Operations
  • Work Role ID: SP-ARC-001
    Work Role Name: Enterprise Architect
    Work Role Description: Develops and maintains business, systems, and information processes to support enterprise mission needs; develops information technology (IT) rules and requirements that describe baseline and target architectures.
    Specialty Area(s): Systems Architecture