DoDD 8140 Training

DoDD 8140 Training


What is DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570)?

Department of Defense Directive 8570 has been replaced by DoDD 8140, which provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance (IA) functions in assigned duty positions.  These individuals are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job classification.

List of Certifications and Training Courses


Who is Affected by DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570)?

Any full or part-time military service member, contractor, or local nationals with privileged access to a DoD information system performing information assurance (security) functions, regardless of job or occupational series.


DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570) Requires:
  • All personnel performing IAT and IAM functions must be certified.
  • All personnel performing CSSP and IASAE roles must be certified.
  • All IA jobs will be categorized as 'Technical' or 'Management' Level I, II, or III, and to be qualified for those jobs, you must be certified.


For More Information About DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570):
  • The DoD8140 Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program Office at
  • Call the Defense Information Assurance Program (DIAP) Office at 1-800-490-1643
  • Contact or call our Training Team at 202-770-2120.


The table below provides a list of Captiva Solutions course offerings mapped to the DoD approved IA baseline certifications, which are aligned to each category and level of the IA Workforce.

Captiva Solutions Course Offerings
IAT Level I   IAT Level II   IAT Level III
Network+ CE
  Security+ CE   CISA
CISSP (or Associate)
IAM Level I   IAM Level II   IAM Level III
Security+ CE
CISSP (or Associate)
CISSP (or Associate)
CISSP (or Associate)   CISSP (or Associate)    
CSSP Auditor   CSSP Manager    

For more information on the DoDD 8140 see:

Legend: IAT - Information Assurance Technical | IAM - Information Assurance Management | CSSP Auditor - Cyber Security Service Provider – Auditor  | CSSP Manager - Cyber Security Service Provider – Manager | IASAE - Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer