NSTSSI Security Education Standards
6. COMSEC a. General (1) explain the impact of a COMSEC compromise; (2) outline responsibilities for COMSEC accounting; (3) identify the COMSEC custodian or COMSEC manager; (4) explain how COMSEC material destruction and procedures can affect INFOSEC; (5) describe methods of COMSEC material identification; (6) identify responsibilities for COMSEC policy and guidance; and (7) identify responsibilities associated with a controlling authority. b. Technology (1) identify cryptographic techniques; (2) summarize the importance of the Electronic Key Management System to INFOSEC; (3) evaluate encryption modes; (4) define private key cryptography; (5) define public key encryption; (6) explain the concept of protective technology; (7) discuss how the concept of two-person control may enhance information systems security; and (8) associate voice communication security with INFOSEC.