The intent of the IA Architectures Knowledge Unit is to provide students with an understanding of common security architectures for the protection of information systems and data.
- Enterprise Architectures / Security Architectures
- Secure network design
- Examine a specific architecture and identify potential vulnerabilities.
- Design a secure architecture for a given application.
Below are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Tasks (KSA-T) identified as being required to perform this work role.
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||Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture.
||Knowledge of security architecture concepts and enterprise architecture reference models (e.g., Zachman, Federal Enterprise Architecture [FEA]).
||Knowledge of the enterprise information technology (IT) architectural concepts and patterns (e.g., baseline, validated design, and target architectures.)
||Knowledge of security system design tools, methods, and techniques.
||Knowledge of software design tools, methods, and techniques.
||Ability to apply an organization's goals and objectives to develop and maintain architecture.
||Ability to build architectures and frameworks.