What is DoD Directive 8140 (DoD 8570)?

DoD Directive 8140

Department of Defense Directive 8570 has been replaced by the DoD as Department of Defense Directive 8140. DoD 8570 is now a part of a larger initiative that falls under the guidelines of DoD 8140. DoD 8140 provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance functions in assigned duty positions. These individuals are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job classification. GIAC certifications are among those required for Technical, Management, CSSP, and IASAE classifications.

Who is Affected by DoD 8140?

Any full or part-time military service member, contractor, or local nationals with privileged access to a DoD information system performing information assurance and security functions, regardless of job or occupational series.

    • Office of the Secretary of Defense
    • Military Departments
    • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Combatant Commands
    • Office of the Inspector General of the DoD
    • Defense Agencies
    • DoD Field Activities
    • All other entities in the DoD

Phase2 Advantage Courses Mapping to DoD 8140

TECHNICAL

GIAC CERTIFICATION

PHASE2 ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION

IAT Level III

GIAC Certified Incident Handler

MANAGEMENT

GIAC CERTIFICATION

PHASE2 ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION

IAM Level I
IAM Level II
IAM Level III

GIAC Security Leadership Certification
GIAC Security Leadership Certification
GIAC Security Leadership Certification

CSSP

GIAC CERTIFICATION

PHASE2 ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION

CSSP-A
CSSP-A
CSSP-A
CSSP-IR
CSSP-IR

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
GIAC Certified Incident Handler
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst

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