The 8570 compliant courses are offered through four out of the five recognized certification providers in partnership with Cyber World Institute. Merit Network is the only non-profit in North America able to offer EC Council, ISC2, CompTIA and ISACA. Courses are available live online, in person, and private on-site.
DoD Directive 8570.1
Complete the Mandate
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WHAT IS DOD DIRECTIVE 8750.1?
The U.S. Department of Defense Directive 8570.1 requires every military service member, defense contractor, civilian and foreign employee with “privileged access” to a DoD system to obtain a commercial certification credential that has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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DoD Approved Baseline Certifications
Directive 8570.1 divides the workforce into position categories or specialties with various levels within each. It also specifies the types of commercial certifications that qualify for each of the defined categories. The grid below provides guidance for assessing the proper certification commensurate with personnel job responsibilities.
ANSI Accredited Providers
The 8570.1 compliant courses are offered through recognized certification providers in partnership with Cyber World Institute. All of these course providers have been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).