Army Releases Cybersecurity Handbook to Public

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 16, 2013

News release: “The Army published a new handbook this month to provide leaders of all levels with the information and tools needed to address today’s cybersecurity challenges, and to ensure organizations adopt the necessary practices to protect their information and the Army network. ..Currently, all Army commands are developing Information Assurance/Cybersecurity awareness training to address areas of weakness identified by the Army Information Assurance Self-Assessment Tool. During the Army Cybersecurity Awareness Week, Oct. 15-18, 2013commanders will train personnel based on command plans and highlight the importance of individual responsibilities.”

This Handbook is designed to provide leaders the information and tools to address today’s complex security challenges. It is also a quick reference for managing Cybersecurity issues that will help ensure that Soldiers, Civilians and contractors know their responsibilities for daily practices that will protect information and our IT capabilities.

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