Cyberspace and Special Operations Forces Foundations
The course provides a survey of the cyberspace domain wherein it examines the fundamentals and evolution of cyberspace; threat posed by illicit and friendly actions in cyberspace; evolution of U.S. cyberspace strategy; and relationship to the Special Operations Enterprise. The course provides a basis for personnel involved the integration of cyberspace enabling technologies and procedures into special operation plans, activities, and operations. The course is self-paced, on-line via JSOU provided Blackboard access.
The primary student profile is enlisted (E4-E9), warrant (W1–W5), officers (O1-O6), or government employees (GG/GS 12-15) from the Special Operations Enterprise or enabling agencies. However, anyone with a .mil or .gov can sign up and take the course.
This is an unclassified, self-paced, course which introduces cyberspace and cyberspace planning. It is composed of readings and videos. Broken down into six modules. Students have 2-months to complete from the day they start.
Students will utilize the unclassified Blackboard tool during the course. A login will be provided upon acceptance to the course.
JSOU is currently an accredited educational institution accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) - a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. This course has not yet been submitted for accreditation.