Evaluating Information Assurance Strategies

Authored by: J. Todd Hamill , Richard F. Deckro , Jack M. Kloeber

Handbook of Scholarly Publications from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Volume 1, 2000–2020

Print publication date:  December  2022
Online publication date:  December  2022

Print ISBN: 9781032116679
eBook ISBN: 9781003220978
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The information revolution has provided new and improved capabilities to rapidly disseminate and employ information in decision-making. Enhancing and enabling for today’s modern industry, these capabilities are critical to our national infrastructures. These capabilities, however, often rely upon systems interconnected throughout the world, resulting in potentially increased vulnerability to attack and compromise of data by globally dispersed threats. This chapter develops a methodology facilitating the generation of information assurance (IA) strategies and implementing measures to assess them. Upon reviewing key factors and features of IA, value-focused thinking is used to develop an IA analysis framework.

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