Communications Security (COMSEC) ManagerWork Role ID: OV-MGT-002Individual who manages the Communications Security (COMSEC) resources of an organization (CNSSI 4009) or key custodian for a Crypto Key Management System (CKMS).Category: Oversee and GovernSpecialty Area: Cybersecurity Management
- A0162: Ability to recognize the unique aspects of the Communications Security (COMSEC) environment and hierarchy.
- A0163: Ability to interpret Communications Security (COMSEC) terminology, guidelines and procedures.
- A0164: Ability to identify the roles and responsibilities for appointed Communications Security (COMSEC) personnel.
- A0165: Ability to manage Communications Security (COMSEC) material accounting, control and use procedure.
- A0166: Ability to identify types of Communications Security (COMSEC) Incidents and how they’re reported
- A0167: Ability to recognize the importance of auditing Communications Security (COMSEC) material and accounts.
- A0168: Ability to Identify the requirements of In-Process accounting for Communications Security (COMSEC)
- A0177: Ability to recognize the unique aspects of the Communications Security (COMSEC) environment and hierarchy.
- K0001: Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
- K0002: Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
- K0003: Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
- K0004: Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
- K0005: Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
- K0006: Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
- K0018: Knowledge of encryption algorithms
- K0026: Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery continuity of operations plans.
- K0038: Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.
- K0042: Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies.
- K0090: Knowledge of system life cycle management principles, including software security and usability.
- K0101: Knowledge of the organization’s enterprise information technology (IT) goals and objectives.
- K0121: Knowledge of information security program management and project management principles and techniques.
- K0126: Knowledge of Supply Chain Risk Management Practices (NIST SP 800-161)
- K0163: Knowledge of critical information technology (IT) procurement requirements.
- K0267: Knowledge of laws, policies, procedures, or governance relevant to cybersecurity for critical infrastructures.
- K0285: Knowledge of implementing enterprise key escrow systems to support data-at-rest encryption.
- K0287: Knowledge of an organization's information classification program and procedures for information compromise.
- K0622: Knowledge of controls related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of data.
- S0027: Skill in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.
- S0059: Skill in using Virtual Private Network (VPN) devices and encryption.
- S0138: Skill in using Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI) encryption and digital signature capabilities into applications (e.g., S/MIME email, SSL traffic).
- T0003: Advise senior management (e.g., Chief Information Officer [CIO]) on risk levels and security posture.
- T0004: Advise senior management (e.g., CIO) on cost/benefit analysis of information security programs, policies, processes, systems, and elements.
- T0025: Communicate the value of information technology (IT) security throughout all levels of the organization stakeholders.
- T0044: Collaborate with stakeholders to establish the enterprise continuity of operations program, strategy, and mission assurance.
- T0089: Ensure that security improvement actions are evaluated, validated, and implemented as required.
- T0095: Establish overall enterprise information security architecture (EISA) with the organization's overall security strategy.
- T0099: Evaluate cost/benefit, economic, and risk analysis in decision-making process.
- T0215: Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident, as required.
- T0229: Supervise or manage protective or corrective measures when a cybersecurity incident or vulnerability is discovered.