National Occupational Standard for Cybersecurity

What this Standard Covers

This national standard specifies minimum core requirements for the entry-level qualifications of cybersecurity professionals, including those working in IT security, information security that involves digital artifacts, and digital security. While elements of physical, personnel and project and contract security are included, details that hinge on specific technologies or techniques are outside the scope of this standard.

It applies to professionals in all sectors, including public and private companies, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations.

About this Standard

Edition

FIRST

Year Published

2023

Intended for Conformity Assessment?

Yes

Comment on the Latest Draft

Drafts available for public review appear below

Draft number: 2
Date posted: August 22, 2022
Comments due by: October 21. 2022

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This standard is subject to technical committee review beginning no later than one year from the date of publication. The completion of the review may result in a new edition, revision, reaffirmation or withdrawal of the standard. 

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