Infrastructure Support – Administers, deploys, implements, and maintains network defense tools (e.g. Routers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, HBSS) based on directives and understanding of threat. Analyst – Collects data from network defense tools to find/categorize anomalous network activity and determine potential impact. Develops mitigation strategy from findings. Incident Responder – Performs event correlation and network damage assessment, and develops COAs for response (Incident tracking/reporting, forensic collection, coordination w/analysts, recovery ops). Auditor – Conducts vulnerability assessment to identify deficiencies (system and network evaluation and penetration tests). Manager – Oversees network defense operations within their organizations. Provides guidance and assists with assessments. Prerequisites Capable of obtaining TS-SCI SSG ALC Common Core/SSD II w/8 yrs TIS (SGTs see MILPER MESSAGE 14-196) 4 yrs of experience in IA and IT Meet min. qualification score on the 25D InService Screening Test (ISST) IAT Level II or IAM Level I certification IAW DoD 8570.01M Min. score of 105 in aptitude areas GT and ST on the ASVAB U.S. citizen Meet service remaining requirements per AR 614-200 (36 months) Physical profile of 212221 Normal color vision Deployable MILPER MESSAGE: 14-195: Reclassification Strategy for Enlisted Personnel to Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 25D (CYBER Network Defender) (SGT(P) - MSG) 14-196: The Regular Army Special MOS Alignment Promotion Program (SMAPP), (Para 4.B.2 - SGT with Common core/SSD II) Consists of Two Parts: -------------------Part I ICTL------------------- Information/Communications Technology Literacy: currently measures basic knowledge of IT; in the development to measure knowledge of cyber related tasks -------------------Part II TAPAS-------------------Tailored Adaptive Personality Assessment Systems: assesses up to 21 sub dimensions of the Big Five personality factors and several additional personality characteristics relevant to military settings. Sample application packet can be found on the Office Chief of Signal (OCOS) AKO portal and includes examples of each required form. https://www.us.army.mil/suite/page/838 Self Pre-Screen: Interested personnel should review MOS qualifications listed in DA PAM 611-21 prior to packet submission Prepare Application Packet: NCOs will submit these required forms via email to OCOS-ED [email protected] Enlisted Records Brief (with photo) BN Cdr or higher Letter of Recommendation Last Five NCOERs Job Experience / Credentials document S2 Security Clearance verification (JPAS printout is not accepted) Letter of commitment for 36 month service requirement Application checklist Accession Test (25D ISST): After approved packet – The NCO will coordinate with OCOS-ED and their local Education Center test coordinator to request testing instructions and schedule test. Packet Approval: Approved NCOs will be notified via email and will be scheduled for the 25D Cyber Network Defender course. Initiate TS SCI .