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cyberspace defense

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:


  Actions normally created within DoD cyberspace for securing, operating, and defending the DoD information networks. Specific actions include protect, detect, characterize, counter, and mitigate.
CNSSI 4009-2015 from DoDI 8500.01

  Actions taken to defend against unauthorized activity within computer networks. CND includes monitoring, detection, analysis (such as trend and pattern analysis), and response and restoration activities. Note: Within DoD, term was approved for deletion from JP 1-02 (DoD Dictionary) by issuance of JP 3-13, "Information Operations". This term has been replaced by the use of “cyberspace defense" used in JP 3-12, "Cyberspace Operations." Original source of term was JP 1-02 (DoD Dictionary).
CNSSI 4009-2015 under computer network defense (CND)