DITSCAP


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DITSCAP

(U.S. Department of Defense Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process) The processes, activities and management structure used to maintain the security of the U.S. Department of Defense information systems (the Defense Information Infrastructure, or DII). DITSCAP was replaced by DIACAP.
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2, Information Assurance Implementation, in February 2003, continued DITSCAP as the applicable C&A process.
The Department of DITSCAP calls out for several roles: the Designated Approving Authority, the Certification Authority, and a Certification Agent (or certifier).
Unisys developed the DITSCAP standard for the DoD in the 1990s under the Defense Enterprise Information Services II (DEIS II) contract.
The DITSCAP establishes a standard process that involves a set of activities, general tasks and a management structure to certify and accredit information systems that will maintain the LA and security posture of the Defense Information Infrastructure.
The policy required the independent operational test authorities to assess IA as part of the system evaluation while leveraging to the extent possible other IA testing--such as DITSCAP security T&E--to reduce duplication.
The DITSCAP instruction and manual were replaced at that time by the DIACAP as the only DoD IA C & A process.
Whether it was the DITSCAP to DIACAP transition or the introduction of new NIST guidance, our customers rely on our expertise to comply with information security regulations.
The need for having a common enterprise identity is becoming a top priority in maintaining network integrity, sharing information, and meeting government requirements such as FISMA and DITSCAP," said Brian Nugent, President and CEO of Applied Identity.
Continuing to demonstrate our compliance with regulatory requirements and standards such as FISMA and NIST 800-53, DITSCAP, SCIF, Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA, means a continuous process of documentation, refinement and independent audits -- areas where Charlie has tremendous expertise.
nCircle Becomes Sole Provider of Security Risk and Compliance Management Solutions to Achieve DITSCAP Certification From the U.
ServerVault understands that IT system owners and executives in business and government today demand not only uncompromising security and reliability, but also the ability to demonstrate compliance with key regulatory requirements and standards such as FISMA and NIST 800-53, DITSCAP, SCIF, Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA," said John Kraft, President and Chief Executive Officer of ServerVault.
When DITSCAP was replaced by the Interim DIACAP in July 2006, Xacta IA Manager supported the new compliance requirements.