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operations security

A process of identifying critical information and subsequently analyzing friendly actions attendant to military operations and other activities to: a. identify those actions that can be observed by adversary intelligence systems; b. determine indicators that hostile intelligence systems might obtain that could be interpreted or pieced together to derive critical information in time to be useful to adversaries; and c. select and execute measures that eliminate or reduce to an acceptable level the vulnerabilities of friendly actions to adversary exploitation. Also called OPSEC. See also command and control warfare; operations security indicators; operations security measures; operations security planning guidance; operations security vulnerabilbity.
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OPSEC is an operations program first, and security program second.
Unlike traditional security, the purpose of OPSEC is to avoid providing the enemy with sensitive information through unclassified and open-source observations of friendly activity, such as personal blogs on the Internet or photos sent to family and friends.
The OPSEC integration between eSafe 5 and Check Point's VPN-1 goes beyond the standard CVP (Content Vectoring Protocol).
We're pleased to award F5 the OPSEC certification for their BIG-IP product, which complements Check Point's VPN-1 Pro product by ensuring the maximum availability, higher performance and scalability of our solution," said Upesh Patel, Director of Business Development at Check Point Software.
Symantec Corp (Nasdaq: SYMC), a provider of information security, has said that the company's event collection technology used with Symantec Managed Security Services, has received OPSEC (Open Platform for Security) certification from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Data for Oracle on Microsoft Windows(TM) NT was the first database-security software to earn OPSEC certification using Check Point's UserAuthority(TM) interface.
Although each of them has value, it is only when all five are employed together that the full synergistic merit of the OPSEC process accrues.
Sailors can not only complete required training on the OPSEC app, but also access related resources and policies.
As part of its integration with Check Point's VPN-1 SecureClient, the Safend Protector client implements OPSEC Secure Verification Protocol (SCV).
Check Point will be demonstrating how solutions included in its latest NGX product suite integrate and interoperate seamlessly with OPSEC partner solutions to defeat the world's most damaging Internet attacks.
Through OPSEC certification of the eIQnetworks' Network Security Analyzer (NSA), our joint customers can effectively manage critical security events and benefit from comprehensive alerting reports.
Net Optics OPSEC certified 10/100BaseT Port Aggregator Taps and Bypass Switches with Heartbeat(TM) integrate with Check Point's InterSpect Security Appliances to ensure customers can passively monitor, troubleshoot, and secure their network.