The six areas are:
- Knowledge of the techniques of the information security discipline,
including encryption, access control, physical security, training,
threat analysis, and authentication.
- Knowledge of the human factors in information security, including
human computer interaction, design, training, sabotage, human error
prevention and identification, personal use policies, and monitoring.
- Ability to identify and analyze problems, distinguish between
relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions, and
provide solutions to individual and organizational problems.
- Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs,
feelings, and capabilities of different people in different
situations; is tactful, compassionate and sensitive, and treats others
- Ability to make clear and convincing oral
presentations to individuals or groups; listens effectively and
clarifies information as needed; facilitates an open exchange of ideas
and fosters an atmosphere of open communication.
- Ability to express facts and ideas in writing in clear, convincing
and organized manners appropriate to the audience and occasion.