Category Archives: DIACAP

some stuff on the old diacap

IT security position job Q&A (part 1)

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In this video we read some of your questions about getting IT Security Jobs.

masaki23joe
“I have a B.A in Telecommunications, would this work for this career field.” see the answer at 00:00:45

shawn 08
“Hey Bruce I got my security + and cap. What do you suggest on how to get into the risk management/ security auditing field when someone doesn’t have any experience? I do have 7 years experience in desktop support and data center monitoring just want to try a different field but not sure how to go about this.”
answer at 00:02:53

David petrell
“What training is need to get into the security field? I have a BS in information security and working a MS in Cybersecurity and working on getting my CEH cert. What are ways that I can get into the security field as I don’t have any security experience and most jobs postings are wanting at least 4 to 5 years of experience”
answer at 00:06:26

diacap tarry town

DIACAP Compliance Engineer and Information Assurance Lead Jobs (risk management framework)

Role: DIACAP Compliance Engineer
Location: Tarrytown, NY
Duration: 6+ months

Enterprise Solution Inc.
500 E. Diehl Road, Suite 130, Naperville, IL 60563
Office: # 630-214-9485
E-Mail : pradyut@enterprisesolutioninc.com
Gmail : pradyut10.esi@gmail.com

Title: Information Assurance Lead
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Client: Federal
Duration: Full Time

Home


8251 Greensboro Drive, 9th Floor

McLean VA 22102
yogeshk@etalentnetwork.com

Office: (877) 715-3865 Ext.328

I get people contacting me every week about jobs all around the US! Today, I am going to show you a couple that I received recently. I hope that it will give you some idea of what employers and contracts look for in security compliance professionals.

diacap tarry town

Job position for DIACAP Compliance Engineer at Tarrytown, NY

Role: DIACAP Compliance Engineer
Location: Tarrytown, NY
Duration: 6+ months

Keywords: – STIG, TFS, DevOps, Windows Imaging WIX, MSI, PowerShell, Anti-Virus, Whitelisting

Job Description:
Background
Source code management (SCM) & DEVOPS team (Infrastructure Team) manages the entire continuous integration, continues development chain process of a global Engineering conglomerate.
Application is developed using Microsoft technology C#, C++, WPF, MVVM and custom control on Windows-7 platform. The backbone of the entire SCM is Microsoft TFS while the packaging strategy is utilizing MSI and WIX. The current build management is driven by customized XMAL with PowerShell usage. Now the plans are to move to VNEXT that provides flexibility as an orchestrator and allows better reporting, triggering and logging facility.
The Goal of this team is to make the entire infrastructure to be in compliant with DIACAP (DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation) process

Expectations – The team is looking out for Engineers who can augment the current team and support on following tasks
This means the identified engineer needs experience in DIACAP process (not knowledge) on how the system could be transformed to be DIACAP compliant system.
• Experienced in the Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) that provides security guidance for .NET deployments in workstations or servers and focuses on the secure configuration of the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR).
• Identify loopholes and open items as part of IIS 7.0 Web Server to ensure that the IIS 7.0 becomes STIG compliant and thus related request handling and filtering are done in control manner and encryption is applied for protocols or data exchange for HTTP, FTP or telnet and more of such tasks etc.
• Ensuring the basic need of McAfee VirusScan 8.8 Managed Client STIG that highly suggests to have antivirus to be monitoring 24*7 along with no possibility of stoppage of such services and availability of antivirus signed files almost every day
• Ensure security enablement in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 client used on Windows-7 workstations like script execution, popup restrictions as needed and stoppage of unsigned ACTIVEX controls
• Experience in interpreting STIG scans that reflect results on periodic basis.
• Experience in working on adding check and controls in build management system that automates scans ensure STIG compliance.

Soft Skills
• Good Team Player
• Good Written and verbal communication skills
• Customer facing experience would be added advantage

www.enterprisesolutioninc.com Pradyut Bhattacharya
Enterprise Solution Inc.
500 E. Diehl Road, Suite 130, Naperville, IL 60563
Office: # 630-214-9485

Monterey Bay Aquarium Backview

Cyber security Engineer in Monterey CA

This is Nicholas associated with 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.,(TSCTI) assessed at CMMI Level 3 is one of fastest growing IT services and solutions company with innovative approach to provide IT services and solutions to Federal, State, Local agencies and commercial clients. Incorporated in 1997, TSCTI has its corporate headquartered in New Jersey and has presence in 33 other states across the U.S including Public sector practice headquarter in DC Metro area. Find more about us at www.tscti.com
We have a position for you to work as Cyber security Engineer in Monterey CA. Please review below the full job and let us know if interested I will love to call you as per your convenience and would discuss this position in detail so that we can go ahead and submit your resume.
Please send me the updated copy of your detailed resume.
You can reach me at 908-765-0002 ext. 307 for any questions, I’m available today till 6 PM EST
Title:                                     Cyber security Engineer
Location:                             Monterey, CA
Duration:                             Full Time
Client:                                  Defense Language Institute
Certification : Security+
Duties may include:
•             Support an Information Systems Security, Education, Training, and Awareness Program.
•             support implementation and enforcement of Information Security Policies and Procedures.
•             Review and update all Information Systems Security Plans/SSPs and support certification and accreditation efforts.
•             Provide technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, and security implementation.
Technical Skills:
HBSS
ACAS
STIG
Retina, MacAfee
DIACAP
Thanks & Regards,
Nicholas Johnson
Team Lead

DIACAP vs DoD RMF for IT vs NIST RMF

There are differences between the old DIACAP (being phased out), DoD RMF for IT and NIST RMF. What is “DIACAP”? It stands for Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process and it is based on the old DoDI 8510.01 and DoD 8500 documents. The process was designed to make absolutely sure federal systems have security on them.

With the constant exponential evolution of information technology this process has had to change to keep up with the times. DIACAP is being replaced with DoD Risk Management Framework for Information Technology (DoD RMF for IT). This process has more granularity, more detailed, more frequent and covers many new technology that was not covered by DIACAP. DoD RMF for IT is actually based fundamentally on NIST SP 800-37, Risk Management Framework.

 

 

Risk Management Framework NIST 800-37 Step 2: Select security controls intro

This is a quick introduction to Step 2 of the Risk Management Framework NIST 800-37 process. Step 2 involves selection of NIST Special Publication 800-53 security controls. There are (3) main tasks that you must do in this step:

1) Select the applicable baseline controls. Selection of baseline controls is based on system categorization.

2) Tailor the Security Controls to the system. Not all security controls can be used because they may break your system. And in some cases they are simply not applicable. There are also Common Controls, Hybrid controls, and system specific controls.

3) Document the Security Controls. You must document the selected security controls in a system security plan and have the security controls reviewed.