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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 difference between cybersecurity and information assurance is an important distinction, and the terms are not interchangeable.
The attributes include a System-Oriented Architecture (SOA), net-centric data strategy, information assurance strategy, and the Net-Centric Operations Warfare (NCOW) reference model.
2 included provisions and guidance for CC evaluations as part of their direction for information assurance within the DoD.
Additionally, on the information assurance side, CPSG is fielding a unique "e-crypto" e-business initiative that will allow select customers to forward requirements, purchase orders, repair actions, and ask technical questions all in an electronic environment.
To meet that need, Cisco will continue to develop certification and training programs designed to improve the skills and knowledge level of federal information assurance professionals.
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The International Information Systems Security Consortium (ISC)2 has announced a five-year contract with the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) to develop and administer the new Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) credential for information security professionals who want to work for NSA, either as employees or outside contractors.

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