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SP 800-16 Rev. 1 (DRAFT)

A Role-Based Model for Federal Information Technology/Cybersecurity Training (3rd Draft)

Date Published: March 2014
Comments Due: April 30, 2014 (public comment period is CLOSED)
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Patricia Toth (NIST), Penny Klein (Systegra)


NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-16 Revision 1 (3rd public draft), A Role-Based Model For Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training for public comment. SP 800-16 describes information technology / cyber security role-based training for Federal Departments and Agencies and Organizations (Federal Organizations). Its primary focus is to provide a comprehensive, yet flexible, training methodology for the development of training courses or modules for personnel who have been identified as having significant information technology / cyber security responsibilities.



role-based training; security; security awareness; security controls; information assurance; security literacy; learning continuum; cybersecurity
Control Families

Awareness and Training; Program Management;


Draft SP 800-16 Rev. 1 (3rd draft)

Supplemental Material:
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Security and Privacy
audit & accountability;

Laws and Regulations
OMB Circular A-130