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Cyber Security Technician

The revised apprenticeships now have duties which are coupled to knowledge, skills and behvious (KSB) which are basically the same as competencies.

Duties Checklist

Duty Description Able to do? When? Complete
1 Apply procedures and controls to maintain security and control of an organisation
2 Contribute to the production and development of security culture across an organisation including assisting with the promotion of cyber security awareness programmes, monitoring the effectiveness of cyber security awareness programs, promoting an effective security culture
3 Process cyber security helpdesk requests ensuring confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital information, meeting relevant legal and regulatory requirements for example access control requests
4 Conduct the installation and maintenance of technical security controls in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
5 Monitor, identify, report and escalate information security incidents and events in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
6 Administer cryptographic and certificate management activities in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
7 Conduct regular review of access rights to digital information assets in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
8 Maintain an asset register of controlled environments with relevant policies, procedures and standards
9 Assist with backup and recovery processes in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
10 Contribute to documenting the scope and evaluating the results of vulnerability assessments in accordance with management requirements
11 Contribute to risk assessments and escalate where appropriate in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
12 Contribute to routine threat intelligence gathering tasks
13 Document incident and event information and incident, exception and management reports in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and standards
14 Contribute towards the production and review of cyber security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines drawing on their experience of applying policies for example - acceptable use, incident management, patching, anti-virus, bring your own device (BYOD), access control, social media, data handling and data classification, information technology asset disposal
15 Monitor cyber security compliance and provide relevant data to auditors if required by the auditor
16 Collaborate with people both internally and externally to support secure and uninterrupted business operations of an organisation
17 Practice continuous self-learning to keep up to date with industry trends and developments to enhance relevant skills and take responsibility for own professional development
18 Monitor and detect potential security threats and escalate in accordance with relevant procedures and standards
cstechnician_competencies.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/02 14:31 by lenshand