Information Assurance
9 definitions

Information Assurance

Information operations that proteect and defend information an information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This includes providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.

Information Assurance

The protection of systems and information in storage, processing, or transit from unauthorized access or modification; denial of service to unauthorized users; or the provision of service to authorized users. It also includes those measures necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats. Measures that protect and defend information and ISs by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This includes providing for restoration of ISs by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. This regulation designates IA as the security discipline that encompasses COMSEC, INFOSEC, and control of compromising emanations (TEMPEST).

Information Assurance

IA ensures the availability, integrity, identification, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation of friendly information and systems and forbids the access to the information and systems by hostile forces. As a subset of defensive information operations, IA includes provisions for protection, detection, and response capabilities. The protection capability is composed of devices that ensure emission security, communications security, computer security, and information security. Detection is the capability to determine abnormalities such as attacks, damages, and unauthorized modifications in the network via mechanisms such as intrusion detection systems. The response capability refers to the ability to restore normal operations as well as the ability to respond to a detected entity.

Information Assurance

Information operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This includes providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.

Information Assurance

Measures that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. These measures include providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.

Information Assurance

Information assurance is a set of processes by which USAID’s information systems are reviewed, tested and evaluated, and certified and accredited. Information assurance processes are required to ensure that the risk from operating each information system is minimized and acceptable before deployment, and is kept at a minimal level while the system is operational.

Information Assurance

Actions that protect and defend information systems by ensuring availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation. Also called IA.

Information Assurance

The measures that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, and confidentiality.

Information Assurance

Measures that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non­ repudiation. This includes providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.

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Information Assurance has been defined 9 different ways in documents like OPSEC Glossary of Terms, Information Assurance, Army Information Technology Implementation Instructions, and 6 more.

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