Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation Primer

  • Overview
  • Course Content
  • Requirements & Materials
Overview

Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation Primer

Course Description

Learn the foundational techniques and theories of how to apply test and evaluation (T&E) to the cyber domain. The Fundamentals of Cyber Systems Test and Evaluation Primer course approaches T&E from the perspective of Department of Defense (DoD) practitioners, covering the scope of roles and responsibilities, processes, procedures, and the tools needed to successfully work in this area. Workshops help attendees learn about cybersecurity vulnerabilities, design cyber-related test plans, select appropriate measurements, and report results.

Course Content

INTRODUCTION TO CYBER DOMAIN AND DEFENSES

  • Overview of Test and Evaluation

DEVELOPMENTAL, OPERATIONAL, AND INTEROPERABILITY CYBER TESTING

  • Test types
  • Required Test Inputs

TEST PLANNING

  • Test Plan Design
  • Measures
  • Threats and Exploitations
  • Risk Management and Assessment

TEST EXECUTION AND CONTROL

  • Cyber System Attacks
  • Challenges of embedded system testing
  • Platform testing
  • Managing red teams

DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Instrumentation
  • Traffic generation
  • Data reduction and analysis
Requirements & Materials
Materials

 Provided (student will receive)

  • Course notebook with course slides

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.
  • Learn about the role of 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
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