Cyber

CISA Releases Cyber Risks to 911: TDoS Fact Sheet

Telephony denial of service attacks (TDoS) present a unique risk to public safety communications stakeholders, including Emergency Communications Centers (ECC), Publics Safety Answering Points (PSAP), and other 911 dispatch centers. TDoS events overload communications network elements with telephone calls—disrupting a jurisdiction’s ability to provide emergency response services.

System Administrator

This role responsible for setting up and maintaining a system or specific components of a system (e.g. for example, installing, configuring, and updating hardware and software; establishing and managing user accounts; overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks; implementing operational and technical security controls; and adhering to organizational security policies and procedures).

Personnel performing this role may unofficially or alternatively be called:

IT Investment Portfolio Manager

This role manages a portfolio of IT investments that align with the overall needs of mission and enterprise priorities.  

Personnel performing this work role may unofficially or alternatively be called:

  • Investment Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Program/Project Managers
  • CPIC Administrator
  • Budget Manager/Analyst
  • Program Analyst
  • Contracting Officer

Category: Oversee and Govern
Specialty Area: Program/Project Management and Acquisition

IT Project Manager

This role directly manages information technology projects.

Personnel performing this work role may unofficially or alternatively be called:

  • IT/Cybersecurity Implementation Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Portfolio Manager

Category: Oversee and Govern
Specialty Area: Program/Project Management and Acquisition

IT Program Auditor

This role conducts evaluations of an IT program or its individual components to determine compliance with published standards, Federal government laws, regulations, and requirements.

Personnel performing this work role may unofficially or alternatively be called:

Program Manager

This role leads, coordinates, communicates, integrates, and is accountable for the overall success of the program, ensuring alignment with agency or enterprise priorities.

Personnel performing this work role may unofficially or alternatively be called: