• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course examines the information security certification and accreditation principles leading to final Approval to Operate (ATO) an information system.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss roles, responsibilities, documentation, organizational structure, directives, and reporting to support the Designated Accrediting Authority (DAA). 
  • Overview of DOD and Federal agency certification and accreditation (e.g., Defense Information Assurance Accreditation Process NIST), IA acquisition management, and system security architecture.

Framework Connections

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.