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0980925 - Student: Thai Thi Mai Trinh _ 0980925 United...

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Student: Thai Thi Mai Trinh _ 0980925 United States Department of Defense The United States Department of Defense (USDOD, DOD or DoD, initially briefly referred to as the National Military Establishment or NME) is the U.S. federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the United States armed forces. The Department of Defense is an evolution of the Department of War The Department has three main components – the Departments of the Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as non-combat agencies such as the National Security Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency Preceding agency Department of War Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States Headquarters The Pentagon, Arlington Co., Virginia Employees 700,000 civilian 1,418,542 military (2009) Annual budget US$637 billion (2009) US$688 billion (est. 2010) US$719 billion (est. 2011) Agency executives Robert M. Gates, Secretary William J. Lynn III, Deputy Secretary Website defense.gov
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Defense Agencies within the Department of Defense
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Defense Information Systems Agency The process we want to discuss about is the Information Assurance Information Assurance DISA ensures that information is accessible to the joint forces, while protecting the network -and the information on it - from being accessed by adversaries. In order to achieve mission assurance and promote safe information sharing, DISA makes data ubiquitously accessible while simultaneously restricting access, promotes the safe sharing of information, prevents attacks by having network protections in place and detects, diagnoses, and reacts to attacks quickly. At the unit level, Information Assurance Security Officers facilitate this process. Discuss one of the technical aspects of the case in more detail ( https://ia.signal.army.mil/IAF/IASOLesson5.asp ) Network and Hacker Threats What is a Network Threat? A network threat is any event that could adversely affect an automated network, network facility, or network operations. Threats are a potential violation of security. Network threats must be formally evaluated to consider their potential and impact upon network operations. In order to properly assess a threat, one must understand the threat and its ramifications; will it corrupt data, will it send information back to the threat agent, or will it deny legitimate users access to a specific service? Defensive measures include: anti-virus software, anti-spyware, intrusion detection systems (IDS), firewalls, user education, and properly updating operating systems as well as applications. Objectives of network threats include:
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Information Leakage – Information leakage occurs when a supposedly secure system reveals some type of information to unauthorized parties. For example, when a user sends encrypted information to several
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