Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training

Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training

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Course Overview:

Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training Course with hands-on Exercises

Learn the core set of skills needed for practical and dynamic cyber defense and set the foundation to become a CSFI-DCOE with this Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training.

This Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training course provides a basic understanding of full-spectrum cyberspace operations, the complexities of the cyberspace environment, as well as planning, organizing, and integrating cyberspace operations. The Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training course will consist of presentations and exercises that will teach you how to develop a cyber-operations design and bring it to fruition. At the conclusion of the course, you will have a fundamental understanding of how to analyze, plan for, and execute cyberspace operations.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training course:

• Anyone interested in the field of cyber warfare/cyber operations
• Anyone looking to expand a cyber-security career
• Military commanders
• Information-operations officers
• Information security/assurance professionals
• Cyber-security consultants
• Cyber planners
• Military members (J2, J3, J5, J6, J9)
• Security analysts
• Network-security engineers
• Penetration testers
• Auditors
• Government officials
• Security engineers

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Cyberspace operations methodologies
• Integration of cyberspace capabilities
• The role of Information Assurance in cyberspace operations
• Training and developing the cyber workforce
• Designing cyber related organizations

Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design Training – Course Syllabus:

1. Understanding the Cyberspace Environment and Design

• Cyberspace environment and its characteristics
• Developing a design approach
• Planning for cyberspace operation

2. Cyberspace Operational Approaches

• Foundational approaches that utilize cyberspace capabilities to support organizational missions
• The pros and cons of the different approaches
• (This module sets the foundation for CSFI Cyberspace Operations Strategist and Planner [CCOSP] advanced course.)

3. Cyberspace Operations

• Network Operations (NETOPS)
• Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO)
• Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO)
• Defense and Diversity of Depth network design
• Operational methodologies to conduct cyberspace operations

4. Cyberspace Integration

• Design a cyberspace operation and integrate it with a Joint Operations plan
• Practice the presented methodologies in a practical application exercise

5. Building Cyber Warriors and Warrior Corps

• The warrior and warrior corps concept as applied to cyber organizations
• The challenges of training and developing a cyber workforce from senior leadership to the technical workforce

6. Designing Cyber Related Commands

• Mission statements
• Essential tasks
• Organizational structures
• Tables of organizations

7. Training and Readiness for Cyber Related Commands

• Mission Essential Tasks (METs)
• Developing the cyber workforce
• Plan your own training programs within your organization

8. Final Exercise

• You will presented with a scenario from which all previous instruction topics and exercises will be used to develop and integrate a cyber plan
• The exercise will also include a brief Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) and Table Top Exercise (TTX) to exercise and evaluate your developed plan

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