Appendix A
Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABNCP Airborne Command Post

ACAT acquisition category

ADNS Advanced Digital Network System

AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research

AFSAB Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

AIS Automated Information Systems; Automatic Identification System

AMF Airborne, Maritime, Fixed Station

ARO Army Research Office

ASA(ALT) Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology

ASD(NII) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration

ASN(FM&C) Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management and Comptroller

ASN(RDA) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

NOTE: Key terms used in this report are consistent with the definitions of terms provided in the U.S. government’s “National Information Assurance (IA) Glossary,” CNSS Instruction 4009, Revised June 2006, published by the Committee on National Security Systems; and as provided in DOD Directive 8500.2—“Information Assurance Implementation.” These documents are available at <http://www.cnss.gov/Assets/pdf/cnssi_4009.pdf> (accessed February 4, 2009) and <http://www.niap-ccevs.org/cc-scheme/policy/dod/d85002p.pdf> (accessed February 4, 2009), respectively. Any unique key terms used in the report and not specifically addressed in the official IA glossary are defined in the report when first used, and included in this appendix.



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Appendix A Acronyms and Abbreviations ABNCP Airborne Command Post ACAT acquisition category ADNS Advanced Digital Network System AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFSAB Air Force Scientific Advisory Board AIS Automated Information Systems; Automatic Identification System AMF Airborne, Maritime, Fixed Station ARO Army Research Office ASA(ALT) Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology ASD(NII) Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration ASN(FM&C) Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management and Comptroller ASN(RDA) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition NOTE: Key terms used in this report are consistent with the definitions of terms provided in the U.S. government’s “National Information Assurance (IA) Glossary,” CNSS Instruction 4009, Revised June 2006, published by the Committee on National Security Systems; and as provided in DOD Directive 8500.2—“Information Assurance Implementation.” These documents are available at (accessed February 4, 2009) and (accessed February 4, 2009), respectively. Any unique key terms used in the report and not specifically addressed in the official IA glossary are defined in the report when first used, and included in this appendix. 141

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142 INFORMATION ASSURANCE FOR NETWORK-CENTRIC NAVAL FORCES ATM asynchronous transfer mode BGP Border Gateway Protocol C&A certification and accreditation C2 command and control C3I command, control, communications, and intelligence C4 command, control, communications, and computers C4I command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence C4ISR command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance CAC common access card CANES Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services CARS Cyber Asset Reduction and Security CCA Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 CCE common computing environment CDL common data link CENTRIXS Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System CFFC Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command CI counterintelligence CIO chief information officer CJCS Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff CMC Commandant of the Marine Corps CNA computer network attack CNCI Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative CNCS Centralized Net Control Station CND computer network defense CNE computer network exploitation CNO Chief of Naval Operations COCOM combatant commander COMSEC communications security CONOPS concepts of operations COTS commercial off-the-shelf (includes commercial open- source software) CT cryptologic technician CTN cryptologic technician, networks DAA designated approving authority DAR data at rest DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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143 APPENDIX A DASD(IIA) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information and Identity Assurance DASN Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy DASN(C4I/EW/Space) Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence/Electronic Warfare/Space DASN(IIA) Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Information and Identity Assurance DCGS Distributed Common Ground System DCIO Deputy Chief Information Officer DDoS distributed denial of service DDRE Director, Defense Research and Engineering DHS Department of Homeland Security DIA Defense Intelligence Agency DIAP Defense Information Assurance Program DIRECT Defense Injection Reception EAM Command and Control (C2) Terminals DIRNSA Director, NSA DISA Defense Information Systems Agency DISN Defense Information Systems Network DISR Department of Defense Information Technology Standards Registry DNN Director, Naval Networks DNS Domain Name System DOA CIO/G6 Department of the Army, Chief Information Officer/ Assistant Chief of Staff for Information Management DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DON Department of the Navy DRPM Direct Reporting Program Manager DSB Defense Science Board DWTS Digital Wideband Transmission System EA enterprise architecture EAM emergency action message EIS Enterprise Information Systems EMI electromagnetic interference EMP electromagnetic pulse EPLRS Enhanced Position Location Reporting System EW electronic warfare FNC Future Naval Capabilities FSBS Fixed Submarine Broadcast Site

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144 INFORMATION ASSURANCE FOR NETWORK-CENTRIC NAVAL FORCES FTP File Transfer Protocol FW firewall G6 Communications Electronics Division (USMC) GCCS-M Global Command and Control System-Maritime GCS Global Communications System GENSER General Services GIAP GIG Information Assurance Portfolio GIATF GIG Information Assurance Technical Framework GIG Global Information Grid GNOSC Global Network and Operations Security Center GPS Global Positioning System GWOT Global War on Terrorism HBSS Host Based Security System HF high frequency HIDS host-based intrusion detection system HqMC Headquarters, Marine Corps IA information assurance IARPA Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity IASM Intelligent Agent Security Manager IATF Information Assurance Technical Framework IC intelligence community IM instant messaging IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol IO instructor/operator IP Internet Protocol IPv6 Internet Protocol version 6 ISNS Integrated Shipboard Network System ISO International Organization for Standardization ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance ISSE Information System Security Engineering ISSP Information Systems Security Program IT information technology; information systems technician IT-21 IT for the 21st Century JFCC-NW Joint Functional Component Command–for Network Warfare JMSDF Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force JTF–GNO Joint Task Force–Global Network Operations JTRS Joint Tactical Radio System

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145 APPENDIX A JWICS Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System LANT Atlantic Fleet MAC mission assurance category MAGTF Marine Air-Ground Task Force MARCORSySCOM Marine Corps Systems Command MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command MCEITS Marines Corps Enterprise IT Services MCEN Marine Corps Enterprise Network MCI Marine Corps Installation MCIOC Marine Corps Information Operation Center MCNOSC Marine Corps Network Operations and Security Command MDA Maritime Domain Awareness; Milestone Decision Authority MHq/MOC Maritime Headquarters, Maritime Operations Center MIDS Multi-functional Information Distribution System MILSTAR Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (satellite) MITSC Marine Information Technology Support Center MUOS Mobile User Objective System N6 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Communications Networks NaIL Naval Innovation Laboratory NAOC National Airborne Operations Center NAVAIRSySCOM Naval Air Systems Command NAVNETCOM Naval Network Command NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NCDOC Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command NCES Net-Centric Enterprise Service NCIS Naval Criminal Investigative Service NETCOM Network Enterprise Technology Command (Army) NETOPS Network Operations NETWAR Network Warfare NETWARCOM Naval Network Warfare Command NGEN Next Generation Enterprise Network NIPRnet Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network NITSC Naval Information Technology Support Center NMCI Navy Marine Corps Intranet NNFE Naval NETWAR FORCEnet Enterprise NNPP Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program NOC Network Operations Center

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146 INFORMATION ASSURANCE FOR NETWORK-CENTRIC NAVAL FORCES NPO Network Programs Office NRC National Research Counsil NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSA National Security Agency NSB Naval Studies Board NSF National Science Foundation NWS Naval Warfighting Systems O&M operations and maintainance OACE Open Architecture Computing Environment OAET Open Architecture Enterprise Team ODAA operational designated approval authority ODASD(I&IA) Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information and Identity Assurance ODBC open database connectivity ONE-Net Overseas Navy Enterprise Network ONI Office of Naval Intelligence ONR Office of Naval Research OPLAN operations plan OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations OPNAV N1 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Navy Total Force) OPNAV N6 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Communications Networks OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense P&R personnel and readiness P2P peer-to-peer PA performance allocation PAC Pacific Fleet PACOM Pacific Command PEO C4I Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence PEO IWS Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems PHP Hypertext Preprocessor PII Personal Identifiable Information PKI Public Key Infrastructure PLA People’s Liberation Army PM program manager POM Program Objective Memorandum POP post office protocol; Point of Presence (USMC) PRC People’s Republic of China PTST Personnel and Training and Standing Team

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147 APPENDIX A R&D research and development RDDC Rapid Development and Deployment Committee RDT&E research, development, testing and evaluation RNOSC Regional Network and Operations Center S&T science and technology SATCOM satellite communications SCCVI Secure Configuration Compliance Validation Initiative SCI sensitive compartmented information SCRI Secure Configuration Remediation Initiative SECNAV Secretary of the Navy SIAO senior information assurance official SIPRnet Secret Internet Protocol Router Network SMCC Survivable Mobile Command Center SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol SOA service-oriented architecture SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems SPAWARSySCOM Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SSBN ballistic missile submarine STEP Standardized Tactical Entry Point (program) SySCOM Systems Command TA technical authority TCP Transmission Control Protocol TDL tactical data link TDN tactical data network TF technical framework TG Transformation Group TOG Technology Oversight Group TS Top Secret TSAT Transformational Satellite Communications TTPs tactics, techniques and procedures UCN Urgent Capability Need USAF United States Air Force USB universal serial bus USD(AT&L) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics USMC United States Marine Corps USN United States Navy USSTRATCOM United States Strategic Command USW DSS Undersea Warfare Decision Support System

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148 INFORMATION ASSURANCE FOR NETWORK-CENTRIC NAVAL FORCES VLAN virtual local area network VOIP Voice over Internet Protocol VPN virtual private network VSCAN virus scan WIFI wireless fidelity XSS cross-site scripting