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IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge

The IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) further clarifies key IT security terms and concepts for well-defined competencies, identifies notional security roles, defines four primary functional perspectives, and establishes an IT Security Role, Competency, and Functional Matrix. We seek continued input from the community to ensure that it accurately reflects baseline skill requirements of the nation's IT security workforce.

The EBK is available on the US-CERT website at

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