The National Security Cyber Assistance Program-2
The National Security Cyber Assistance Program (NSCAP) explores viable approaches to defend against current cyber threats inherent within the cyber domain.
The growing sophistication and number of cyber attacks necessitate and equally vigorous and rapid response. In exploring available approaches, the NSA developed a strategy to leverage the cyber security expertise of industry.
This innovative strategic initiative is called the National Security Cyber Assistance Program or NSCAP.
NSCAP is designed to identify companies qualified to provide rapid, on-site vulnerability assessment and incident response support services, using highly skilled and qualified staff to execute thoroughly documented and repeatable processes and procedures.
NSCAP Strategic Objectives:
- Address cyber defense concerns across government
- Leveraging industry expertise
- Develop a list of accredited cyber service providers
- Promote public-private collaboration
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NSCAP AccreditationsCyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA)
Vulnerability Assessment Services (VAS)
NSCAP Application Portal (NAP)
How to Apply
NSCAP CIRA Accreditation Instruction Manual
CIRA Accreditation Documents
NSCAP CIRA Evaluation Scoresheet
VAS Accreditation DocumentsNSCAP VAS Accreditation Instruction Manual
NSCAP Program DocumentsDoes Your Company Have What It Takes To Get Accredited?
How To Apply For NSCAP Accreditation Using the Accreditation Portal
CIRA Accreditation Brief (Industry Forum Day slides)
How NSCAP Accreditation Benefits Service Providers and NSS Owners/Operators
National Security Cyber Assistance Program (Printable Brochure)
NSCAP Frequently Asked Questions
Critical Focus Areas of CIRA
Journal of Information Warfare Article (pg 49 of 111)
NSCAP Accreditation Portal User's Guide