Cyber Security Continuing Education Courses

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Savannah Technical College, in partnership with Phase2Advantage, is proud to offer 4 new Cyber Security training courses. The courses fall within the National Inititave for Cyber Security Education Framework and are located on the Department of Defense’s DoD 8140 Directive. Learn more about NICE, the DOD 8140 Directive, and the new Cyber Sercurity Courses Below.

Available Courses

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Cyber security operations manager
Certified Network Forensic Analysis Manager
Certified Cyber Incident Response Manager

DoD Directive 8140 (DoD 8570)

What is DoD Directive 8140 (8570)?

Department of Defense Directive 8570 has been replaced by the DoD as Department of Defense Directive 8140. DoD 8570 is now a part of a larger initiative that falls under the guidelines of DoD 8140. DoD 8140 provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance functions in assigned duty positions. These individuals are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job classification. GIAC certifications are among those required for Technical, Management, CSSP, and IASAE classifications.

Who is affected by DoD 8140?

Any full or part-time military service member, contractor, or local nationals with privileged access to a DoD information system performing information assurance and security functions, regardless of job or occupational series.

    • Office of the Secretary of Defense
    • Military Departments
    • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Combatant Commands
    • Office of the Inspector General of the DoD
    • Defense Agencies
    • DoD Field Activities
    • All other entities in the DoD

National Initiative for Cyber Security Education (ICE)

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NICE Framework), published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in NIST Special Publication 800-181, is a nationally focused resource that establishes a taxonomy and common lexicon to describe cybersecurity work, and workers, regardless of where, or for whom, the work is performed.