Accession Number:

ADA571137

Title:

Redefining Information Assurance Compliance

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY SIGNAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FORT GORDON GA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Cyberspace has and will continue changing the way we all conduct our Profession of Arms. This applies to everyone--the Infantryman, the Signaler, the intelligence analyst and the commander in the field. Global connectivity and the speed at which information is transmitted around the earth have fundamentally altered our world, and we cannot go back to how things were. Technology continues evolving to meet today s threats while simultaneously building toward the future. Our task is to understand the dynamics driving this rapid change and stay ahead of the malefactors loitering in the shadows and acting to impede our progress. The keys to information assurance are understanding and mitigating risks. We can accomplish this by implementing standards, correcting deficiencies, and enforcing modes of user behavior, currently known as compliance. The discipline and standards bedrock undergirding our Army must be carried forward into the cyberspace domain. Compliance in Information Assurance is one of Army Cyber Commands most pressing and important mission imperatives. It is a multi-dimensional term subject to wide interpretation in its application.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE