Department of Defense Directive 8570 and 8140 on Cybersecurity | CyberVista
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Are you managing a government contract and need to train a team of professionals? Are you looking to advance your own career within the U.S. Department of Defense? CyberVista provides certification training and workforce development programs in support of the U.S. Department of Defense DoDD 8570 and DoDD 8140 guidelines. To learn more about our flexible, online programs and special team pricing, please submit your information to the right and a course advisor will follow up with you shortly.
Government Cybersecurity FAQs
We often field questions related to the US Department of Defense DoDD 8570 and DoDD 8140 guidelines and how CyberVista training and workforce development courses relate or fall within these guidelines. Please review the frequently asked questions below.
CyberVista provides an intuitive and interactive learning environment that fosters students’ success and amply prepares them for respective certification exam. Furthermore, the flexibility inherent to online course delivery makes CyberVista’s courses particularly suitable for DoD personnel in contrast to other providers who are limited to on-site training.
DoDD 8570 was a directive that set policies for government employees that conduct Information Assurance functions. It was signed in 2005 and added requirements for these employees such as proper training for their jobs and granting all IA employees access to any government information system.
DoDD 8140 essentially served to reissue and update DoDD 8570, while also expanding policies already established by DoDD 8570. Until the manual for DoDD 8140 has been developed and approved, the manual from DoDD 8570 will still be used.
The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework – under NIST Special Publication 800-181, is a published resource that organizes roles and categories within the cybersecurity workforce. The goal of the resource is to provide organizations with a “common, consistent lexicon” within cybersecurity.
In addition to identifying major changes to the Department of Navy Cybersecurity Workforce (CSWF) Management and Qualification Program, the manual also details the cybersecurity training required by all Department of Navy authorized users and the specific qualifications required by personnel identified as “Core” Cyber IT/CSWF.