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DoD Instruction 8500.01, Cybersecurity : Department of Defense , March 14, , 2014

March 14, 2014

Department of Defense

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From the document: "PURPOSE. This instruction: a. Reissues and renames DoD Directive (DoDD) 8500.01E (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) pursuant to the authority in DoDD 5144.02 (Reference (b)) to establish a DoD cybersecurity program to protect and defend DoD information and information technology (IT). b. Incorporates and cancels DoDI 8500.02 (Reference (c)), DoDD C-5200.19 (Reference (d)), DoDI 8552.01 (Reference (e)), Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (ASD(NII))/DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) Memorandums (References (f) through (k)), and Directive-type Memorandum 08-060 (Reference (l)). c. Establishes the positions of DoD principal authorizing official (PAO) and the DoD Senior Information Security Officer (SISO) and continues the DoD Information Security Risk Management Committee (DoD ISRMC). d. Adopts the term “cybersecurity” as it is defined in National Security Presidential Directive-54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive-23 (Reference (m)) to be used throughout DoD instead of the term “information assurance (IA).”"

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