This position is located in a Cyberspace Operations unit. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The purpose of this position is to serve as a Cyber Operations (CO) Technician, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems, networks and data through the enhancement of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems security programs, policies, procedures and tools. Performs cyberspace operations that protect and defend (or assess the capability to protect and defend) information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. Provides for mission assurance of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments of DoD information systems to identify associated vulnerabilities, risks and protection needs. Evaluates and assesses vulnerabilities of customer network and application server hardware, operating systems, and peripheral network equipment such as routers, bridges, switches, attached cabling system, network interface cards, modems, multiplexers, and concentrators. Conducts evaluations to ensure compliance with applicable standards. Hunts for and illuminates advanced persistent threats in DOD Cyber systems and protects priority DOD missions for a specified duration. Detects, discovers and characterizes advanced adversary tradecraft. Performs analysis and design of automated and manual systems related to the network. Replicates tactics, techniques and procedures of specific cyber threats as appropriate to evaluate cyber defenses and prepare DOD defensive cyber operations. Assesses posture and processes from an outside perspective. Conducts cyber key terrain analysis and mission-oriented mapping, identifying cyber dependencies in mission owner network. Develops courses of action for risk mitigation and mission defense and leads development of written plans which integrate team capabilities to provide these effects. Assesses and evaluates vulnerabilities and/or adversary activity in industrial control system (ICS) enclaves. Detects, characterizes, and resolves insecurities in ICS networks. Prepares Unit Training Assembly, Annual Training and currency training events for Mission Ready Cyberspace Operators and is prepared for events in order to optimize training time available. Performs other duties as assigned.