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Information Technology-Cybersecurity Community of Interest


Information Technology-Cybersecurity Community of Interest

Deputy Commandant for Information


The Information Technology Management/Cybersecurity (ITM/CS) Community of Interest (COI) consists of over 2000 ITM/CS personnel within 16 occupational series (0332, 0335, 0391, 0390, 0392, 0394, 0854, 1386, 1410, 1411, 1412, 1420, 1421, 1550, 2210, 2299).  These Civilian Marines, perform a wide variety of Information Technology (IT), Information Management (IM), and Cybersecurity (CS) functions across the Marine Corps.  The span of disciplines within the COI is broad, from computer scientists, to telecommunications specialists, to application developers, and librarians.  Dedicated, professional ITM/CS COI members provide critical support across the globe on a daily basis.  This site is dedicated to supporting the professionalism of the ITM/CS civilian workforce.


LinkedIn Learning is still blocked on the MCEN, you can still register for an account, once you get the invite email forward to personal device and set up your account and enjoy over 5400 online courses.  DO NOT link your USMC LinkedIn Learning account to your personal account.

 Per MARADMIN 013-16, the CFSP was established to enhance competency in skills that transcend occupational series lines.  The platform identified to support this program is LinkedIn Learning.

Send Last name, First name and email to ITM COI inbox to get registered. USMC_Information_Technology_Community@usmc.mil



We are excited to offer the best collection of cyber security video and practical training.  Online course system provided by ITM COI,  plenty seats still available.  To register, click on the registration link:    https://www.cybrary.it/team/ea9cd5e6351548419647?key=fb0a68c196bf939   


DOD Cyber Exchange

The DISA Cyber Tools Training portal hosts supplemental training videos, CBTs and TechTalks developed and taught by subject matter experts addressing evolving and emerging cyber security technologies. The course listings cover a wide variety of cyber defense tools, including but not limited to: End-Point Security, Secure Configuration Management, Cyber Situational Awareness, and Cyber Analytics. Students will receive a certificate of completion and are awarded Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing a cyber training video. https://cyber.mil

RED HAT Online Learning Account Request

To request a subscription: 1) Create a Red Hat Login ID. To do this, go to the Red Hat Account Registration page (https://www.redhat.com/wapps/ugc/register.html?_flowId=register-flow&_flowExecutionKey=e1s1) and sign up for a 'Corporate' account. If you already have a Red Hat Login ID, skip this step. 2) Send your RHN Login ID to Fred Bisel (earl.bisel@navy.mil). 

Navy Commercial Cloud Services

PMW 270 has expanded the partnership with various Cloud training vendors. All Navy and Marine Corps can easily access all cloud trainings offered at the Digital Marketplace https://cloud.navy.mil/training 

Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE)

Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) is a free online, on-demand cybersecurity training system that is available at no charge for government personnel and veterans. Managed by DHS, FedVTE contains more than 800 hours of training on topics such as ethical hacking and surveillance, risk management, and malware analysis.  Course proficiency ranges from beginner to advanced levels. Several courses align with a variety of IT certifications such as Network +, Security +, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).  https://fedvte.usalearning.gov/

System Architect Essentials

This course is for System Architects who want to learn how to develop applications on Pega Platform.   Sign up using your .mil account.  https://academy.pega.com/library/81/system-architect-essentials



To register for the following courses, NLT 72 hrs prior to the start date send your full name, email, unit/organization and the course name/date to the IT COI email contact and NIWC POC (earl.f.bisel.civ@mail.mil).  S6s, directors , Cybersecurity program managers and supervisors should facilitate a group email for their team.

SEP 14-18


Presentation: 0800-1700 EST


Sep 21- Sep 25


Presentation: 1200-1800 EST


DoD Cyber Workforce (DCWF) based Career Guides (being developed)

Competency-based learning maps for Information Technology Management and DoD Cyber Workforce (DCWF) qualifications requirements and competencies are being developed to enhance mission readiness across the IT/CS COI. These learning maps will be organized  by a group of qualifications and competencies, which together define the successful performance based on their DCWF work roles.  Competency-based learning maps are essential resources for career development and useful for identifying the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to  meet and/or enhance personnel skills.

What's New?

ITIL v4 - Foundation Course: 29 September-01 October

This course provides IT leaders, practitioners, support staff and staff interfacing with the organization's digital and information systems functions with a practical understanding of the key concepts, common language, principles and practices that enables successful management of modern IT-enabled services. Course will be provided virtually.

To register for this course, please email NCCSupport.fct@nav.mil.

USMC COOL - ONLINE and ready to support IT/Cyber civilians!! The Department of Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (DON COOL) website is now up and running to support credentialing voucher support for USMC IT/CS civilians.  https://www.cool.navy.mil/usmc/

Data Science Certification - hosted by NPS.  Click on the blue drop down menu labled Data Science Certification to learn more.  Applications due 2 OCT.

  People: Execute a holistic workforce strategy incorporating Force Modernization requirements that address future Communications and Information Technology skillsets.