Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 / 8140

Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 / 8140 requires every full and part-time military service member, defense contractor and civilian employee with privileged access to US Department of Defense information systems (IS) to obtain industry certification credentials. An individual needs to obtain only one of the “approved certifications” for his or her category or specialty and level to meet the minimum requirement. Choose from our list of DoD 8570 approved baseline certifications below.

Information Assurance Technical (IAT)

Information Assurance Systems Architects and Engineers (IASAE)

Cyber Security Service Providers (CSSP)