information assurance

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information assurance

Information operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation. This includes providing for restoration of information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities. Also called IA. See also information; information operations; information system.
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As a prerequisite for applying to CAE status, schools must map to NSTISSI 4011 and at least one other IA courseware evaluation standard in the CNSS for the NSTISSI 4011 through 4016 series.
In 2007, the university's courseware was certified as meeting all of the elements of the CNSS National Training Standards for Information Systems Security Professionals, NSTISSI No.
He holds certifications in MCP, CISSP and CISM and certificates in the DoD CIO & NSTISSI No.