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DOD preps security instructions

Forthcoming Pentagon instructions will shed light on how Defense Department organizations are expected to ensure information is stored on DOD systems adequately. The Pentagon initially issued a directive last October that gave a basic framework for providing information assurance (IA). DOD Directive 8500.1, which became effective Oct. 24, 2002, calls for information assurance requirements to be identified and included in the design, acquisition, installation, operation, upgrade and replacement of all DOD information systems. DOD 8500.2 will provide more detailed instructions on how to carry the preceding policy and how it will be enforced. Full Story

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