FISCAL YEAR 2019 CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS CHALLENGE:
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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 314/17 PROVIDING GUIDANCE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2018
(FY18) CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING. REF(B) IS THE SECRETARY NAVY
INSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (DON) CYBERSECURITY POLICY WHICH
ESTABLISHES DON POLICY FOR CYBERSECURITY. REF (C) IS NAVADMIN 226/18, FY19
GENERAL MILITARY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS// POC/VIEIRA/CIV/OPNAV N2N6G11/-/TEL:
(703) 695-7809 /E-MAIL: email@example.com//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN supersedes reference (a) and provides guidance for the
fiscal year 2019 Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge training requirement. The
current approved version of the training is Cyber Awareness Challenge (CAC)
2018 (Note: CAC 2018 has also previously been referred to as CAC version 5).
2. Per references (b) and (c), Navy personnel (military, civilian, and
contractor) with access to unclassified or classified networks must complete
the Department of Defense (DoD) employee version of the Cyber Awareness
Challenge by 30 September 2019. Navy personnel (military, civilian, and
contractor) with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information must complete
the Intelligence Community
(IC) version of the CAC.
3. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is expected to approve an
updated version of the training (CAC 2019) in late 2018. This version will
include an option for facilitated delivery and test-out.
4. Personnel who complete CAC 2018 after 1 October 2018 and prior to DISA
approval and release of CAC 2019, satisfy the FY19 CAC General Military
Training (GMT) requirement and will not be required to complete CAC 2019.
Once CAC 2019 is approved and released, all remaining Navy personnel
(military, civilian, and contractor) who have not satisfied FY19 CAC GMT must
complete CAC 2019 by 30 September 2019.
5. Authorized methods for training delivery:
a. Total Workforce Management Service (TWMS),
b. Navy e-Learning (NEL), https://learning.nel.navy.mil; (Note: The My
Navy Portal, https://www.mnp.navy.mil/group/general-skills-training/gmt will
also redirect users to the NEL link)
c. DISA Website,
d. Other approved training sources, DISA Digital Video Discs (DVDs).
6. Ships can access the annual training from the NEL application hosted on
the Navy Information/Application Product Suite (NIAPS) server, eliminating
the need to reach back to shore hosted NEL websites. The CAC 2018 (DoD
employee and IC) courses are available via the NEL Afloat Learning Management
System Pub Amendment 112 for download by the NIAPS Administrator using the
normal manual NIAPS distance support update process. If unable to download
Learning Management System Pub Amendment 112, ships can request a DVD with
these files to be mailed by submitting a support request to Navy 311.
Additionally, CAC 2019 is available for pre-order from DISA. To pre-order,
download and submit a DoD Information Assurance Training and Awareness
Product order form from
http://iasecontent.disa.mil/eta/products_order_form.pdf. Include a written
note in the comments section to ask for "Cyber Awareness Challenge (CAC 2019)
DVDs, when available.
7. Although Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge training is an individual
responsibility, commanders and commanding officers are accountable for 100
percent certification of their personnel. Training officers are responsible
for ensuring their personnel complete and properly document the required
training. The Information System Security Manager (ISSM) is responsible for
reporting compliance to meet Federal Information Security Modernization Act
of 2014 requirements.
8. Command training officers must validate training via TWMS or Fleet
Training Management and Planning System (FLTMPS)
(https://ntmpsweb.ncdc.navy.mil/fltmps/) authoritative databases. Training
officers will manually record training completed via the DISA website or DISA
DVDs in FLTMPS using the Learning Event Completion Form. Report any
discrepancies to the Navy Training Management Planning System Operational
Support office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-438-2898/DSN 922-1867.
9. Echelon II training officers are responsible for maintaining a list of
personnel who fulfilled the training requirement in addition to compiling
data in TWMS for their respective area of responsibility. The command ISSM
will disable accounts of users who do not complete the training by 30
10. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until cancelled or superseded.
11. Released by VADM Matthew J. Kohler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for
Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6//