The DC3 Cyber Training Academy provides in-residence and online training to DoD elements that protect DoD information systems from unauthorized use, criminal, fraudulent, and foreign intelligence activities.
Cyber Training Academy Overview
The DC3 Cyber Training Academy (CTA) designs, develops, and delivers the highest quality in cyber training to Department of Defense (DoD) personnel.

In operation since 1998, the CTA has trained Defense Criminal Investigative Organizations, Military Department Counterintelligence Organizations, Cyber Mission Forces, Cyber Protection Teams, Mission Defense Teams, and many other entities throughout the broader DoD enterprise.
CTA offers more than 30 unique cyber training courses delivered diversly through classroom, online, and Instructor-Led Virtual (ILV) forums. Course are delivered to both individuals and organizations within the DoD charged with protecting defense information systems from unauthorized use, criminal and fraudulent activities, and foreign intelligence/counterintelligence efforts.

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Curricula in forensics, technologies, intelligence, and tools/techniques are offered at three skill levels: core (basic), intermediate, and advanced.

Students may apply for training via the Academy’s Cyber Learning Management Environment (CLME) portal, accessible on the internet at This website is the student’s primary means of discovering and accessing all Cyber Training Academy content and courses.

Through the CLME, Cyber Training Academy routinely provides CyberCasts, which are prerecorded webinars that feature instructors presenting current cyber topics, such as new software demonstrations, cutting-edge techniques, and emerging threats and technologies. These CyberCasts are available to all personnel with CLME accounts at no additional cost.

The Cyber Training Academy is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), and the American Council on Education (ACE). Select Cyber Training Academy courses confer college credits to students, while CyberCasts and other learning materials provide students with Continuing Education Units (CEUs) used to meet certification requirements set forth in DoD Directive 8140.01, “Cyberspace Workforce Management”.

To learn more about the Cyber Training Academy, and to take advantage of the many cyber training opportunities available, please visit