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information assurance

The technical and managerial measures designed to ensure the confidentiality, possession or control, integrity, authenticity, availability and utility of information and information systems. This term, which has spread from government use into common parlance, is sometimes synonymous with information security.
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The National Security Agency designated the following universities as Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education for academic years 2003 through 2006.
SecureInfo Corporation is a market-proven provider of Information Assurance (IA) solutions, enabling Federal organizations to understand, document and mitigate information security risk; assure information systems are secure; reduce security costs and achieve and demonstrate compliance with NIST, DIACAP, Intelligence Community and FISMA requirements.
The Symposium offers comprehensive Information Assurance courses, including certification classes for DoD Directive 8570.
McDermott, CACI Senior Vice President for Information Assurance and former Deputy Director for Information Systems Security at the National Security Agency, "With CACI's November 1998 acquisition of QuesTech Inc.
The scholarship winner is an information assurance officer with more than 10 years of experience in information technology with the United States government.
Moreno, chief of staff for NSA's Information Assurance Directorate.
WASHINGTON -- SecureInfo([R]) Corporation, a market-proven provider of Information Assurance solutions, today announced the company's 2009 Information Assurance training curriculum, featuring new classes in the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) and the new NIST 800-37 process.
DLT will leverage the Crossroads partnership as part of its complete information assurance solution which includes products and services for data protection, management, availability, security and continuity.
Pink Sheets:CRDS), a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions for guaranteed access, resiliency and security of enterprise information, today announced that Crossroads' DBProtector 2.
BALTIMORE -- Richard Schaeffer, Director of Information Assurance for the National Security Agency (NSA), will be a keynote speaker for the third annual Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Symposium (www.
PK), a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions, today announced shipping and general availability of its latest breakthrough in BIA technology, the SurePath(TM) ReadVerify Appliance (RVA).
Information Assurance enables companies to effectively and intelligently manage distributed information to prevent data breaches.

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