Industry Based Information Assurance: a new role for user awareness training?

Author:
Steven Fulton, Stella Porto
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333.78 kB
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01 July 2010
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As networked computers become more accepted in businesses and homes, so has the recognition for a need to improve and simplify computer security, increase access to information, and ensure that data is not compromised. Leading the way in this effort is the U.S. Government, which focuses its efforts on what it defines as information assurance. One aspect of information assurance programs in both public and private organizations is workforce awareness training. The U.S. Government’s Department of Defense mandates such awareness training annually to all employees and contractors who use their information technology systems.

Industry Based Information Assurance: a new role for user awareness training?