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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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Epiq Solutions and Information Assurance Specialists (IAS), two companies committed to providing low size, weight and power (SWaP), wireless solutions for mission critical applications, have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on highly secure, small form factor IP routers with embedded software defined radio (SDR) technology, the company said.
Information assurance has many definitions or interpretations.
Undergraduate students Jeremy Garcia and Stephanie Morris and graduate student Matthew Atkinson earned the scholarship, which is awarded to students specializing in information assurance, information technology and cybersecurity.
"We're looking forward to leveraging the MoT expertise and deep experience in information assurance and security of Rajant to meet the needs of existing and new markets," said Kiichiro Takanami, SVP, IT & Communication Business Division at Mitsui USA.
RedSky Technologies Inc., a provider of E911 and NG911 solutions, has completed its JITC Interoperability and Information Assurance Certification testing at the United States Air Force Telecommunication Systems Security Assessment Program lab in San Antonio, Texas.
In 2007, the Navy transitioned to the Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and the validator role was updated to ensure Navy IT/IS met the latest information assurance (IA) requirements as prescribed in the DIACAP.
Other tools provide a portion of these checks, but only ESPS provides all necessary checks in an automated fashion and reports that are easily understood by information assurance security personnel.
Information Assurance: Protection and defense of information and IT systems
Meghan Rioux of Jefferson and Stephen Resto of Montgomery, N.Y., juniors in the Computer Security and Information Assurance program and concentrating in forensics, have been hired by Multi-State, a federal agency outside Albany, N.Y.
Delphi, established in 1994, offers its services to the DoD and clients in fields including cyber security, information assurance (IA), 3D visualisation, software and systems engineering.
Electrodynamics Incorporated (USEI), Brewster, Wash., has announced that the company was recently rated compliant with the Department ofDefense (DoD) Mission Assurance Category (MAC) I and Confidentiality Level (CL) Sensitive Information Assurance (IA) security requirements for commercial satellite communications services.
The information assurance process is cyclical and is continuously monitored and improved as risks change so that data, some of it classified, is transmitted, stored and protected safely.

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