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Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate a candidates ability to understand the processes and procedures required to prevent, detect, investigate, contain, eradicate, and recover from incidents that impact the organizational mission. The candidate shall demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the required authority to formally assume responsibility and be held fully accountable for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk.
The candidate shall demonstrate and understand the processes and procedures required to appropriately categorize and report cybersecurity incidents as dictated by policy as well as coordinate and communicate incident response actions with Law Enforcement Agencies, Federal agencies, and/or external governmental entities.
NICE Work Role Name:
Authorizing Official/Designating Representative
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NICE Work Role Description:
Senior official or executive with the authority to formally assume responsibility for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation (CNSSI 4009).