Virginia Tech: Building Capacity in Low-Availability Cybersecurity Content Areas

Virginia Tech
“Building Capacity in Low-Availabilty Cybersecurity Content Areas.”

The course materials described below are accessible via the Cyber Curriculum Library - online portal. CLICK HERE to LOGIN.

Topics and Subtopics include:

“Software Reverse Engineering” with emphasis on software reverse engineering prerequisites, philosophical approaches to software reverse engineering, static analysis for binary software reverse engineering, dynamic analysis for binary software reverse engineering, obfuscation and anti-software reverse engineering, and non-binary software reverse engineering.

And “Security Fundamentals” with emphasis on minimizing secrets, completing mediation, fail-safe defaults, least privilege principle, economy of mechanism, minimizing common mechanisms including domain separation, process isolation, and encapsulation.

[GAP ANALYSIS OF CYBERSECURITY MATERIALS CONDUCTED AS PART OF SOLICITATION — WILL RESULT IN MORE MODULES AFTER ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.]

NCWF Categories included:

Securely Provision (SP)

Operate and Maintain (OM)

Oversee and Govern (OV)

Protect and Defend (PR)

Analyze (AN)

Collect and Operate (CO)

Investigate (IN)

NCWF Specialty Areas included:

 

NCWF KSAs included:

K0001: Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

K0002: Knowledge of risk management processes.

K0003: Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.

K0004: Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles.

K0005: Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Summary: [WILL BE REVISED AFTER GAP ANALYSIS IS COMPLETED]

[Total Number of Modules], [Division of Modules]. [Address module platform dependency]. [Address module order, encapsulation, linkage, etc]. [Address what/if any exam questions/discussion questions/manuals are included.] Materials will be available via two GitHub repositories, one for public access, the other for private, instructor-only materials (such as solution sets, or lab solutions.)