Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation

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Overview

Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation

Course Description

Learn how to apply test and evaluation (T&E) to the cyber domain. The Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation course approaches T&E from the perspective of Department of Defense (DoD) practitioners, covering the gamut of the roles, responsibilities, processes, procedures, and tools needed to effectively work in this space. Extensive workshops help attendees understand cybersecurity vulnerabilities, design cyber-related test plans, select appropriate measurements, and report results.

Course Content

INTRODUCTION TO CYBER DOMAIN AND DEFENSES

  • Cyber-specific terms, policies, and standards
  • Threats and exploitations
  • Cybersecurity mitigations including cryptography
  • Risk management and assessment

DEVELOPMENTAL, OPERATIONAL, AND INTEROPERABILITY CYBER TESTING

  • Test types
  • Critical operational objectives

TEST PLANNING

  • Designing test plans
  • DoD guidance
  • Measures of Effectiveness (MOE)
  • Measures of Performance (MOP)

TEST TYPES

  • Software testing
  • Network testing
  • Vulnerability testing
  • Penetration and red team testing

TEST EXECUTION AND CONTROL

  • Challenges of embedded system testing
  • Platform testing
  • Managing red teams

DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Instrumentation
  • Traffic generation
  • Data reduction and analysis

Session Details

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for engineers, technicians, managers, and information security professionals who work with test and evaluation from a DoD perspective.

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What You Will Learn

  • Cyber domain and defenses introduction
  • Developmental, operational, and interoperability cyber testing
  • Test planning
  • Test types
  • Test execution and control
  • Data management
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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand and apply cyber domain lexicon, policies, and standards.
  • Describe the relationship of Developmental T&E, Operational T&E, and interoperability testing to cyber.
  • Understand line and wireless network security and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct penetration testing, incident detection, and incident response.
  • Know the types of cyber tools available for live-virtual-constructive tests.
  • Manage risk evaluated or caused by cyber test and evaluation tools.
  • Evaluate information exchange and assurance and identification security.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani
President

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