This course was created by DISA and is hosted on CDSE's learning management system STEPP. This course does not have a final exam.

Description: This course familiarizes students with information assurance security terminology, concepts, and policy.  In this course, students learn about defensive security tools that are judiciously deployed on a simulated network.  The student faces a spectrum of security threats and must make practical decisions for allocating resources.  Students are given specific budgets by quarter and must plan, allocate, and implement information system security on a simulated network.

Course Resources: N/A

Learning Outcomes:
This course is designed to enable students to:

  • Identify defensive security tools
  • Identify proper acquisition planning for information system security resources
  • Identify appropriate prioritization of defensive security tools
  • Demonstrate suitable implementation of information system security resources

Delivery: eLearning

Length: 120 minutes

Target Audience: Department of Defense (DoD) information system users and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program

Number of Student per Course: N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: N/A

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?) N/A
  • Continuing Education Units per IACET: N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPeD: 6

Additional System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.