This course is designed for managers, staff and other stakeholders who may be involved in implementation and/or decision making regarding Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM). The course aims to help the student better understand how CDM can help a D/A better manage risk and protect mission critical assets and to more effectively evaluate their cyber posture. The course provides a high level overview of the CDM program. Topics covered include basic CDM concepts, how CDM relates to NIST 800-53 and other NIST SPs, CDM Concept of Operations, the CDM Environment, and CDM’s Phases and Capabilities.
Understand what CDM is and the objectives of the program
Understand the concepts and roles behind CDM
Understand how CDM aligns to current federal security guidance
Understand the CDM phases and capability areas
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.