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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.


The ITM/CS Community of Interest mission is to create a working environment to attract and retain the best and brightest talent to support and develop a professional and sustainable ITM/CS Civilian Marine workforce.


The ITM/CS Community of Interest vision is to achieve a professional, highly skilled and motivated ITM/CS Civilian Marine workforce recognized as integral to the accomplishment of the USMC mission.



 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 Lynda.com.

The program focuses on developing skills in the following foundational categories:

  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Business Functions
  • Personal/Professional Management Skills

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


COI Free Training Program


We are excited to offer the best collection of cyber security video and practical training.  Online course system provided by ITM COI,  seats still available.  To register, click on the link below:         


The Marine Corps Cybersecurity Range (MCCR)

The Marine Corps Cybersecurity Range (MCCR) is a hybrid environment of virtual and hardware compute and storage, interconnected to the DoD Cybersecurity Range, that provides Marines with the ability to train from anywhere 24/7.  The intent of the MCCR is to provide Cyber Warriors with an environment identical to their key terrain to train as they fight.  At NO COST, the MCCR can be accessed remotely via a fully accredited Zone D enclave secured through a Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel or the MCCR can host training onsite in Stafford, Virginia.

Additionally, the MCCR has developed a remotely accessible training solution to allow Marines to conduct training via a Learning Management System (LMS).  The advantage of using the MCCR LMS is that it has an embedded hypervisor capability to allow Marines to add virtual labs to their classes.  This hypervisor is a simple to use, GUI based hypervisor that enables drag and drop capability onto what appears to be a Visio canvas.  This enables Marines to mimic their exercise diagrams within a virtual lab.  This capability is known as the Cyber Training and Evaluation Platform (CTEP).  To find out more please click the link to CTEP.

To find out how to conduct a training mission in the MCCR, or to begin planning your training mission today, please contact a MCCR representative at mccr@usmc.mil or call 703-445-3650.  

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. These Virtual Training Events (VTEs) deliver both introductory offerings for new features and capabilities for upcoming releases, as well as refresher training for existing technology. In addition to the learning content, the VTEs include helpful information regarding program POCs, program references, and documentation libraries. Students will encounter interactive videos and knowledge checks designed to enhance the cyber learning experience.

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.


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). 



AWS courses available on MarineNet:   https://www.marinenet.usmc.mil

Following courses are available: AWS Solution Architect - Associate, AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate, and AWS Developer – Associate

 Log into MarineNet

  •       Select: Skillsoft
  •       Select: Skillport8
  •       Select  The Library
  •       Select: IT and Cybersecurity
  •       Select: Amazon
  •       Or Select: Certification

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.

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