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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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Located in Turnersville, NJ, Information Assurance Specialists (IAS) designs and manufactures software and hardware based IP networking router solutions for the commercial and defense markets.
According to these definitions, information assurance has a much broader view than only secure the information because encompasses all the components of information security under the integration of protection information based on confidentiality, integrity, availability, non-repudiation, and authentication which are the five main components of information assurance.
In addition, the SPAWAR Information Assurance Technical Authority has also developed computer-based training courses, as well as instructor-led training courses, to ensure validators receive the proper training prior to assessing RMF packages.
MAJ Salmon has served a variety of increasingly responsible Signal positions including platoon leader, battalion FA53 automation officer, battalion S6, USARCENT HQ support operations officer in charge of networks, systems and helpdesk, information assuarance program manager and information assurance manager.
TSG Solutions chief executive officer and board chairman John Iffland said that the transaction is a significant milestone for TSG and that it improves the companya[euro](tm)s position to respond to current and emerging customer needs in critical areas such as cyber security and information assurance.Country: USASector: Business and Consumer ServicesTarget: Delphi Research IncBuyer: TSG Solutions IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
"CapRock and USEI believe Information Assurance is an essential and determining factor for our government customers and, more importantly, is vital to national security and critical national infrastructure protection," said CapRock Government Solutions Director of Information Assurance, Bill Janosky.
It is the first order awarded in the Information Assurance Program Support contract vehicle, a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity effort valued at $134 million.
Rawalpindi, August 11, 2010 (Frontier Star): Military College of Signals organized a two days National Conference on Information Assurance - NCIA 2010.
Information assurance is used to ensure the availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality and non-repudiation of information systems and critical data, both classified and unclassified
The National Security Agency has conferred its highest award for information assurance within the federal government on the State Department's bureaus of Information Resource Management and Diplomatic Security.
SAIC will provide IT services including intranet and information assurance support.
Information assurance and security; proceedings; 2v.

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