Compliant with Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 / 8140, you can get the cybersecurity training needed to guard computer systems against emerging threats and to safeguard IT environments from ONLC Training Centers. (DoD 8140 is the updated version of DoD 8570 and was created to expand the work roles covered. DoD 8570.01-m is the manual that lists the IT certification requirements. You will see both numbers referenced.)
All DoD information assurance and cybersecurity personnel must be certified in one of the IT certifications listed for their job category and level within six months of assignment to the position. The DoD Directive specifies vendor certifications by level, but does not specify training providers so you can choose the training you feel is best to prepare you for certification.
ONLC has been providing exceptional computer training since 1983. We are an authorized partner for many of the certification vendors on the DoD approved list. ONLC can provide you with the quality training to be successful and earn a certification to meet your DoD requirement. Get started today in the learning format that works best for you to meet your DoD requirement! View course titles, schedules and learning options by clicking a certification name in the DoD baseline certifications table.
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Department of Defense ( DoD ) Directive 8570 / 8140 requires every full and part-time military service member, defense contractor and civilian employee with privileged access to US Department of Defense information systems (IS) to obtain industry certification credentials that have been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The training, certification and workforce management requirements of Directive 8570 / 8140 applies to all members of the DoD IA and Cybersecurity Personnel workforces including military, civilians, local nationals, Non-appropriated fund (NAF) personnel, and contractors. The requirements apply whether the duties are performed full-time, part-time, or as embedded duty.
An individual needs to obtain only one of the “approved certifications” for his or her category or specialty and level to meet the minimum requirement.
DoD 8570 / 8140 Approved Baseline Certifications
Information Assurance Technical (IAT)
|IAT Level 1
|IAT Level II
|IAT Level III
Information Assurance Management (IAM)
|IAM Level I
|IAM Level II
|IAM Level III
Information Assurance System Architects and Engineers (IASAE)
Cyber Security Service Providers (CSSP)
|CSSP Infrastructure Support
|CSSP Incident Responder
The above table lists DoD approved IA baseline certifications aligned to each category and level of the IA Workforce. Personnel performing IA functions must obtain one of the certifications required for their position, category/specialty and level to fulfill the IA baseline certification requirement. Most IA levels within a category or specialty have more than one approved certification and a certification may apply to more than one level.
An individual needs to obtain only one of the "approved certifications" for his or her IA category or specialty and level to meet the minimum requirement. For example, an individual in an IAT Level II position could obtain any one of the four certifications listed in the IAT Level II cell.
Higher level IAT and IAM certifications satisfy lower level requirements. Certifications listed in Level II or III cells can be used to qualify for Level I. However, Level I certifications cannot be used for Level II or III unless the certification is also listed in the Level II or III cell. For example:
Higher level CSSP and IASAE certifications do not satisfy lower level requirements
ONLC can help your agency personnel meet Directive 8140 / 8570 training requirements, and assist agency personnel achieve both IT certifications and compliance with regulations.
Department of Defense ( DoD ) Directive 8140 FAQs
DoD information assurance and cybersecurity personnel must be fully trained and certified to baseline certification requirements to perform their duties. Review the details with this list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs ) and when you're ready remember ONLC provides hands-on, instructor-led classes that are compliant with (DoD) Directive 8140 . See FAQs
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To view the DoD Directive go to https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/dodm/857001m.pdf . To learn more about classes at ONLC that will help you prepare for a required DoD baseline certification and to register contact an ONLC Advisor weekdays via chat or at...