Comtech Launches CYBRScore Cyber Defense Analyst Skills Assessment Tool

02:37 10/30/2017

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. CMTL  announced that its Command & Control Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, has launched its third CYBRScore Skills Assessment work role using the knowledge, skills and abilities defined in the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Comtech’s new cyber skills assessment tool provides quantitative metrics on cybersecurity job role skills. With CYBRScore, organizations will be able to quantitatively measure the skills of their key personnel responsible for cybersecurity protection.

"CYBRScore™ Skills Assessments provide a quantitative measurement of performance, using practical, hands-on scenarios to evaluate job-role competencies," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Kornberk continued, “our Skills Assessments provide specific insights into strengths and weaknesses of an enterprise’s Cybersecurity workforce and identify the highest impact training investments."

The Cyber Defense Analyst role is available on a cloud-based platform as a series of five 30-45 minute scenario-based exercises.

By measuring over 450 data points, Comtech’s technology provides an accurate evaluation of an individual’s capabilities with respect to all 125 knowledge, skills, abilities, and tasks defines by the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework for the Cyber Defense Analyst work role.

"The CYBRScore assessment details an overall score with individual skills breakdown and provides training recommendations to improve the skill areas that need augmentation," Mr. Kornberg added.

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