Information Technology


Cybersecuirty PictureCybersecurity falls under Information Operations (IO) and is used to protect and defend information and information systems.

Definition: “Prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration of computers, electronic communications systems, electronic communications services, wire communication, and electronic communication, including information contained therein, to ensure its availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation”. DoD Instruction 8500.01

Guide: PM Guidebook for Integrating Cybersecurity RMF into System Acquisition Lifecycle – Sep 2015


  • Cybersecurity replaces the term information assurance

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Updated: 12/2/2019

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