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 CSM, provide organization visibility into risks associated with improper or non-compliant security-related configuration settings for authorized hardware and software.
The course begins by outlining CSM and highlighting the types of attacks CSM can help prevent. It then transitions into CSM methods and criteria, where it reviews Actual State, Desired State, and Defect Checks specific to the capability area. It explains how CSM builds upon the other capabilities and how defect checks differ at the local and federal levels.
Understand what CSM is and why it is important
Understand CSM Actual State, Desired State, and Defect Checks
Understand implementing CSM
Understand difference between local and federal defect checks
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.