• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course provides essential guidance to individuals with information security implementation and operational responsibilities for developing and implementing personnel security policy and associated personnel security controls to help ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should understand the essentials of security assessment and authorization, including:

  • Security assessments
  • System interconnections
  • Plan of Action & Milestones
  • Security authorization
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Penetration testing
  • Internal system connections

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.

Feedback

If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.