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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.
The National Center of Academic Excellence program is intended to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education in information assurance and producing a growing number of professionals with expertise in this important field.
Federal civilian agencies and the Department of Defense rely on our information assurance services and solutions to more effectively address cyber-security threats, mitigate IT security risk, and ensure continued operational use of enterprise systems.
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.
WASHINGTON -- SecureInfo([R]) Corporation, a market-proven provider of Information Assurance solutions, today announced that it will be hosting an Information Assurance Symposium and Training Workshop at the Baypoint Marriott in Panama City Beach, Florida, February 22 - 25, 2010.
Nasdaq:SSPX) also known as SSP-Litronic, a provider of identity and information assurance products and services has announced the award of a $1.
Scholarship recipient is pursuing a master's degree in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance and Security from the online university
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.
Expanded Curriculum, Featuring CNSS and New NIST 800-37 Process, Demonstrates Continued Leadership in Information Assurance Training for DoD, Civilian and Intel Agencies

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