Department of DefenseINSTRUCTIONNUMBER 8500.2February 6, 2003ASD(C3I)SUBJECT: Information Assurance (IA) Implementation References: (a) DoD Directive 8500.1, "Information Assurance," October 24, 2002(b) DoD 5025.1-M, "DoD Directives System Procedures," current edition(c) National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Instruction (NSTISSI) No. 4009, "National Information Systems Security Glossary," September 2000 1(d) DoD Directive 8000.1, "Management of DoD Information Resources and Information Technology," February 27, 2002(e) through (ah), see enclosure 11. PURPOSE This Instruction:1.1. Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for applying integrated, layered protection of the DoD information systems and networks under reference (a).1.2. Authorizes the publication of DoD 8500.2-H, consistent with DoD 5025.1-M (reference (b))._____________1Available at http://www.nstissc.gov/html/library.htm1
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2. APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as "the DoD Components").3. DEFINITIONS Terms used in this Instruction are defined in reference (c) or enclosure 2.4. POLICY This Instruction implements the policies established in DoD Directive 8500.1 (reference (a)).5. RESPONSIBILITIES 5.1. The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence, as the DoD Chief Information Officer,shall:5.1.1. Oversee implementation of this Instruction.5.1.2. Ensure the adjudication of conflicts or disagreements among the DoD Components regarding interconnection of DoD information systems through the Global Information Grid (GIG) waiver process defined in DoD Directive 8000.1 and the DoD CIO Executive Board Charter (references (d) and (e)).5.1.3. Manage the Defense-wide Information Assurance Program (DIAP) office that shall:22.214.171.124. Maintain liaison with the office of the Intelligence Community (IC) Chief Information Officer (CIO) to ensure continuous coordination of DoD and IC IA activities and programs.126.96.36.199. Coordinate and advocate resources for IA enterprise solutions.188.8.131.52. Develop and maintain a Defense-wide view of IA resources that supports DoD Component and enterprise IA resource program decisions.DODI 8500.2, February 6, 20032