Cyber Intel Planner

Develops detailed intelligence plans to satisfy cyber operations requirements. Collaborates with cyber operations planners to identify, validate, and levy requirements for collection and analysis. Participates in targeting selection, validation, synchronization, and execution of cyber actions. Synchronizes intelligence activities to support organization objectives in cyberspace.

Below are the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Tasks identified as being required to perform this work role.

Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
K0003Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
K0004Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.
K0005Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
K0006Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
K0036Knowledge of human-computer interaction principles.
K0108Knowledge of concepts, terminology, and operations of a wide range of communications media (computer and telephone networks, satellite, fiber, wireless).
K0109Knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals (e.g., CPUs, Network Interface Cards, data storage).
K0120Knowledge of how information needs and collection requirements are translated, tracked, and prioritized across the extended enterprise.
K0347Knowledge and understanding of operational design.
K0349Knowledge of website types, administration, functions, and content management system (CMS).
K0350Knowledge of accepted organization planning systems.
K0352Knowledge of forms of intelligence support needs, topics, and focus areas.
K0355Knowledge of all-source reporting and dissemination procedures.
K0358Knowledge of analytical standards and the purpose of intelligence confidence levels.
K0362Knowledge of attack methods and techniques (DDoS, brute force, spoofing, etc.).
K0377Knowledge of classification and control markings standards, policies and procedures.
K0379Knowledge of client organizations, including information needs, objectives, structure, capabilities, etc.
K0392Knowledge of common computer/network infections (virus, Trojan, etc.) and methods of infection (ports, attachments, etc.).
K0395Knowledge of computer networking fundamentals (i.e., basic computer components of a network, types of networks, etc.).
K0399Knowledge of crisis action planning and time sensitive planning procedures.
K0400Knowledge of crisis action planning for cyber operations.
K0403Knowledge of cryptologic capabilities, limitations, and contributions to cyber operations.
K0405Knowledge of current computer-based intrusion sets.
K0408Knowledge of cyber actions (i.e. cyber defense, information gathering, environment preparation, cyber-attack) principles, capabilities, limitations, and effects.
K0411Knowledge of cyber laws and legal considerations and their effect on cyber planning.
K0414Knowledge of cyber operations support or enabling processes.
K0417Knowledge of data communications terminology (e.g., networking protocols, Ethernet, IP, encryption, optical devices, removable media).
K0422Knowledge of deconfliction processes and procedures.
K0427Knowledge of encryption algorithms and cyber capabilities/tools (e.g., SSL, PGP).
K0431Knowledge of evolving/emerging communications technologies.
K0432Knowledge of existing, emerging, and long-range issues related to cyber operations strategy, policy, and organization.
K0435Knowledge of fundamental cyber concepts, principles, limitations, and effects.
K0436Knowledge of fundamental cyber operations concepts, terminology/lexicon (i.e., environment preparation, cyber-attack, cyber defense), principles, capabilities, limitations, and effects.
K0440Knowledge of host-based security products and how those products affect exploitation and reduce vulnerability.
K0444Knowledge of how Internet applications work (SMTP email, web-based email, chat clients, VOIP).
K0445Knowledge of how modern digital and telephony networks impact cyber operations.
K0446Knowledge of how modern wireless communications systems impact cyber operations.
K0455Knowledge of information security concepts, facilitating technologies and methods.
K0456Knowledge of intelligence capabilities and limitations.
K0459Knowledge of intelligence employment requirements (i.e., logistical, communications support, maneuverability, legal restrictions, etc.).
K0460Knowledge of intelligence preparation of the environment and similar processes.
K0463Knowledge of intelligence requirements tasking systems.
K0464Knowledge of intelligence support to planning, execution, and assessment.
K0465Knowledge of internal and external partner cyber operations capabilities and tools.
K0471Knowledge of Internet network addressing (IP addresses, classless inter-domain routing, TCP/UDP port numbering).
K0480Knowledge of malware.
K0494Knowledge of objectives, situation, operational environment, and the status and disposition of internal and external partner collection capabilities available to support planning.
K0499Knowledge of operations security.
K0501Knowledge of organization cyber operations programs, strategies, and resources.
K0502Knowledge of organization decision support tools and/or methods.
K0504Knowledge of organization issues, objectives, and operations in cyber as well as regulations and policy directives governing cyber operations.
K0506Knowledge of organization objectives, leadership priorities, and decision-making risks.
K0507Knowledge of organization or partner exploitation of digital networks.
K0508Knowledge of organization policies and planning concepts for partnering with internal and/or external organizations.
K0511Knowledge of organizational hierarchy and cyber decision-making processes.
K0512Knowledge of organizational planning concepts.
K0514Knowledge of organizational structures and associated intelligence capabilities.
K0517Knowledge of post implementation review (PIR) approval process.
K0518Knowledge of planning activity initiation.
K0519Knowledge of planning timelines adaptive, crisis action, and time-sensitive planning.
K0525Knowledge of required intelligence planning products associated with cyber operational planning.
K0538Knowledge of target and threat organization structures, critical capabilities, and critical vulnerabilities
K0556Knowledge of telecommunications fundamentals.
K0560Knowledge of the basic structure, architecture, and design of modern communication networks.
K0561Knowledge of the basics of network security (e.g., encryption, firewalls, authentication, honey pots, perimeter protection).
K0565Knowledge of the common networking and routing protocols (e.g. TCP/IP), services (e.g., web, mail, DNS), and how they interact to provide network communications.
K0566Knowledge of the critical information requirements and how they’re used in planning.
K0572Knowledge of the functions and capabilities of internal teams that emulate threat activities to benefit the organization.
K0575Knowledge of the impacts of internal and external partner staffing estimates.
K0577Knowledge of the intelligence frameworks, processes, and related systems.
K0578Knowledge of the intelligence requirements development and request for information processes.
K0582Knowledge of the organizational planning and staffing process.
K0585Knowledge of the organizational structure as it pertains to full spectrum cyber operations, including the functions, responsibilities, and interrelationships among distinct internal elements.
K0586Knowledge of the outputs of course of action and exercise analysis.
K0589Knowledge of the process used to assess the performance and impact of operations.
K0590Knowledge of the processes to synchronize operational assessment procedures with the critical information requirement process.
K0591Knowledge of the production responsibilities and organic analysis and production capabilities.
K0593Knowledge of the range of cyber operations and their underlying intelligence support needs, topics, and focus areas.
K0594Knowledge of the relationships between end states, objectives, effects, lines of operation, etc.
K0595Knowledge of the relationships of operational objectives, intelligence requirements, and intelligence production tasks.
K0598Knowledge of the structure and intent of organization specific plans, guidance and authorizations.
K0599Knowledge of the structure, architecture, and design of modern digital and telephony networks.
K0602Knowledge of collection disciplines and capabilities.
K0603Knowledge of the ways in which targets or threats use the Internet.
K0610Knowledge of virtualization products (VMware, Virtual PC).
K0612Knowledge of what constitutes a ??threat?? to a network.
K0614Knowledge of wireless technologies (e.g., cellular, satellite, GSM) to include the basic structure, architecture, and design of modern wireless communications systems.
S0176Skill in administrative planning activities, to include preparation of functional and specific support plans, preparing and managing correspondence, and staffing procedures.
S0185Skill in applying analytical methods typically employed to support planning and to justify recommended strategies and courses of action.
S0186Skill in applying crisis planning procedures.
S0203Skill in defining and characterizing all pertinent aspects of the operational environment.
S0213Skill in documenting and communicating complex technical and programmatic information.
S0218Skill in evaluating information for reliability, validity, and relevance.
S0249Skill in preparing and presenting briefings.
S0250Skill in preparing plans and related correspondence.
S0272Skill in reviewing and editing intelligence products from various sources for cyber operations.
S0273Skill in reviewing and editing plans.
S0278Skill in tailoring analysis to the necessary levels (e.g., classification and organizational).
S0296Skill in utilizing feedback to improve processes, products, and services.
S0297Skill in utilizing virtual collaborative workspaces and/or tools (e.g., IWS, VTCs, chat rooms, SharePoint).
S0306Skill to analyze strategic guidance for issues requiring clarification and/or additional guidance.
S0307Skill to analyze target or threat sources of strength and morale.
S0308Skill to anticipate intelligence capability employment requirements.
S0309Skill to anticipate key target or threat activities which are likely to prompt a leadership decision.
S0310Skill to apply analytical standards to evaluate intelligence products.
S0312Skill to apply the process used to assess the performance and impact of cyber operations.
S0314Skill to articulate intelligence capabilities available to support execution of the plan.
S0315Skill to articulate the needs of joint planners to all-source analysts.
S0318Skill to conceptualize the entirety of the intelligence process in the multiple domains and dimensions.
S0319Skill to convert intelligence requirements into intelligence production tasks.
S0320Skill to coordinate the development of tailored intelligence products.
S0321Skill to correlate intelligence priorities to the allocation of intelligence resources/assets.
S0322Skill to craft indicators of operational progress/success.
S0323Skill to create and maintain up-to-date planning documents and tracking of services/production.
S0331Skill to express orally and in writing the relationship between intelligence capability limitations and decision-making risk and impacts on the overall operation.
S0333Skill to graphically depict decision support materials containing intelligence and partner capability estimates.
S0338Skill to interpret planning guidance to discern level of analytical support required.
S0340Skill to monitor target or threat situation and environmental factors.
S0341Skill to monitor threat effects to partner capabilities and maintain a running estimate.
S0343Skill to orchestrate intelligence planning teams, coordinate collection and production support, and monitor status.
S0345Skill to relate intelligence resources/assets to anticipated intelligence requirements.
S0350Skill to synchronize planning activities and required intelligence support.
S0360Skill to analyze and assess internal and external partner cyber operations capabilities and tools.
A0013Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.
A0066Ability to accurately and completely source all data used in intelligence, assessment and/or planning products.
A0067Ability to adjust to and operate in a diverse, unpredictable, challenging, and fast-paced work environment.
A0068Ability to apply approved planning development and staffing processes.
A0070Ability to apply critical reading/thinking skills.
A0074Ability to collaborate effectively with others.
A0077Ability to coordinate cyber operations with other organization functions or support activities.
A0081Ability to develop or recommend planning solutions to problems and situations for which no precedent exists.
A0082Ability to effectively collaborate via virtual teams.
A0085Ability to exercise judgment when policies are not well-defined.
A0089Ability to function in a collaborative environment, seeking continuous consultation with other analysts and experts??both internal and external to the organization??to leverage analytical and technical expertise.
A0090Ability to identify external partners with common cyber operations interests.
A0094Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, and guidance relevant to organization cyber objectives.
A0096Ability to interpret and understand complex and rapidly evolving concepts.
A0098Ability to participate as a member of planning teams, coordination groups, and task forces as necessary.
A0105Ability to tailor technical and planning information to a customer??s level of understanding.
A0160Ability to translate, track, and prioritize information needs and intelligence collection requirements across the extended enterprise.
T0563Provide input to the analysis, design, development or acquisition of capabilities used for meeting objectives.
T0575Coordinate for intelligence support to operational planning activities.
T0576Assess all-source intelligence and recommend targets to support cyber operation objectives.
T0579Assess target vulnerabilities and/or operational capabilities to determine course of action.
T0581Assist and advise interagency partners in identifying and developing best practices for facilitating operational support to achievement of organization objectives.
T0587Assist in the development and refinement of priority information requirements.
T0590Enable synchronization of intelligence support plans across partner organizations as required.
T0592Provide input to the identification of cyber-related success criteria.
T0601Collaborate with other team members or partner organizations to develop a diverse program of information materials (e.g., web pages, briefings, print materials).
T0627Contribute to crisis action planning for cyber operations.
T0628Contribute to the development of the organization’s decision support tools if necessary.
T0630Incorporate intelligence equities into the overall design of cyber operations plans.
T0636Coordinate with intelligence planners to ensure that collection managers receive information requirements.
T0637Coordinate with the intelligence planning team to assess capability to satisfy assigned intelligence tasks.
T0638Coordinate, produce, and track intelligence requirements.
T0639Coordinate, synchronize and draft applicable intelligence sections of cyber operations plans.
T0640Use intelligence estimates to counter potential target actions.
T0648Determine indicators (e.g., measures of effectiveness) that are best suited to specific cyber operation objectives.
T0656Develop and review intelligence guidance for integration into supporting cyber operations planning and execution.
T0659Develop detailed intelligence support to cyber operations requirements.
T0667Develop potential courses of action.
T0670Develop, implement, and recommend changes to appropriate planning procedures and policies.
T0676Draft cyber intelligence collection and production requirements.
T0680Ensure that intelligence planning activities are integrated and synchronized with operational planning timelines.
T0690Evaluate intelligence estimates to support the planning cycle.
T0691Evaluate the conditions that affect employment of available cyber intelligence capabilities.
T0705Incorporate intelligence and counterintelligence to support plan development.
T0709Identify all available partner intelligence capabilities and limitations supporting cyber operations.
T0711Identify, draft, evaluate, and prioritize relevant intelligence or information requirements.
T0719Identify cyber intelligence gaps and shortfalls for cyber operational planning.
T0726Identify the need, scope, and timeframe for applicable intelligence environment preparation derived production.
T0728Provide input to or develop courses of action based on threat factors.
T0733Interpret environment preparations assessments to determine a course of action.
T0734Issue requests for information.
T0735Lead and coordinate intelligence support to operational planning.
T0739Maintain relationships with internal and external partners involved in cyber planning or related areas.
T0743Maintain situational awareness to determine if changes to the operating environment require review of the plan.
T0760Provide subject matter expertise to planning teams, coordination groups, and task forces as necessary.
T0763Conduct long-range, strategic planning efforts with internal and external partners in cyber activities.
T0772Prepare for and provide subject matter expertise to exercises.
T0784Provide cyber focused guidance and advice on intelligence support plan inputs.
T0801Recommend refinement, adaption, termination, and execution of operational plans as appropriate.
T0808Review and comprehend organizational leadership objectives and guidance for planning.
T0816Scope the cyber intelligence planning effort.
T0836Document lessons learned that convey the results of events and/or exercises.