Today the vast majority of the world's information resides in, is derived from, and is exchanged among multiple automated systems. Critical decisions are made, and critical action is taken based on information from these systems. Therefore, the information must be accurate, correct, and timely, and be manipulated, stored, retrieved, and exchanged s
Introduction. What is Information Assurance, How Does It Relate to Information Security, and Why Are Both Needed? Historical Approaches to Information Security and Information Assurance. Define the System Boundaries. Perform Vulnerability and Threat Analyses. Implement Threat Control Measures. Verify Effectiveness of Threat Control Measures. Conduct Accident/Incident Investigations. Glossary of Terms. Glossary of Techniques. Additional Resources. Summary of the Components, Activities, and Tasks of an Effective Information Security/IA Program. Index.