Owing to the expansion of network-centric operating concepts across the Department of Defense (DOD) and the growing threat to information and cybersecurity from lone actors, groups of like-minded actors, nation-states, and malicious insiders, information assurance is an area of significant and growing importance and concern. Because of the forward positioning of both the Navy's afloat and the Marine Corps expeditionary forces, IA issues for naval forces are exacerbated, and are tightly linked to operational success. Broad-based IA success is viewed by the NRC's Committee on Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces as providing a central underpinning to the DOD's network-centric operational concept and the Department of the Navy's (DON's) FORCEnet operational vision. Accordingly, this report provides a view and analysis of information assurance in the context of naval 'mission assurance'.NOTE: Acronyms are defined in Appendix A. DOD Instruction 8580.1, for any acquisitions of Automated Information Systems (AIS), outsourced IT-based processes, and platforms or weapon systems with IT interconnections to the GIG, theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces|
|Author||:||Committee on Information Assurance for Network-Centric Naval Forces, Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2010-03-11|