computer network defense


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computer network defense

Defensive measures to protect and defend information, computers, and networks from disruption, denial, degradation, or destruction. Also called CND. See also computer network attack.
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The Shadow Network attacks were believed to be the work of hackers who studied in China's Sichuan Province at the University of Electronic Science and Technology, another university in Chengdu that also receives government financing for computer network defense research.
To paraphrase Sun Tzu, with computer network defense, to know oneself is essential to adequately defend one's network.
Computer network defense response action (CND-RA) refers to actions taken in cyberspace to defend blue forces against adversary attack.
Computer network defense within the United States' Department
The Joint Task Force for Computer Network Defense (JTF-CND) was established in December 1998 after exercises and real-world events demonstrated the need for a single coordinating agency with the authority to direct actions necessary for the protection of vital the Defense Department computer networks (see "Computer Network Defense Joint Task Force Operational," JED, March 1999, p.
Mark Bell, DDI Executive Vice President of Operations, is one member of a team who received a patent for the early design of a training system for computer network defense.
Eventually, EOCs will provide computer network defense capabilities for DoD enterprise entities regardless of service affiliation, according to DISA.
The inception of the LM-CIRT was a foundational element in Lockheed Martin s overall computer network defense, noted Connelly.
Other planned IT activities include: upgrading voice, video and email to Internet-based services; testing and evaluating classified and additional commercial mobile devices; implementing security measures for data center in Europe; refreshing technology and hardware of DISA's computer network defense analytic cloud (Acropolis); and expanding transfer of data across multiple classification levels.
Network Operations consists of three elements: content management, network management, and information assurance (now cybersecurity)/ computer network defense.
4) JP 3-13 also states "for the purpose of military operations, computer network operations are divided into computer network attack, computer network defense, and related computer network exploitation enabling operations.
NCDOC is the Navy's designated Computer Network Defense Service Provider; each service has one," Powers told CHIPS in a 2014 interview.

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