Cyberspace Workforce Management
|Publication Date:||11 August 2015|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues and renumbers DoD Directive (DoDD) 8570.01 (Reference (a)) to update and expand established policies and assigned responsibilities for managing the DoD cyberspace workforce.
b. Authorizes establishment of a DoD cyberspace workforce management council to ensure that the requirements of this directive are met. The council will be comprised of representatives from the Offices of the DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)), Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)), Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)), the Joint Staff, the Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (DIRNSA/CHCSS), and other DoD Components.
c. Unifies the overall cyberspace workforce and establishes specific workforce elements (cyberspace effects, cybersecurity, and cyberspace information technology (IT)) to align, manage and standardize cyberspace work roles, baseline qualifications, and training requirements. This directive does not address operational employment of the work roles. Operational employment of the cyberspace workforce will be determined by the Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, and other DoD Components to address mission requirements.
APPLICABILITY. This directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").