Connectivity is the hottest commodity these days. Everyone is plugged into something - TV, Internet, IPods, smartphones. It has formed our culture, shaped the way we do business, and consequently, affected our military strategies.
There has never been anything so powerful as knowledge. And now, with today's constant connectivity, the knowledge we seek is at our fingertips in an instance. But for those who have responsibility to secure the Global Information Grid (GIG), you know that connectivity brings risk.
Our philosophy as an Agent of Certification Authority, is to be a proactive enabler rather than a police-man for Information Assurance. Security should be designed into your systems and applications rather than trying to police mistakes after implementation.
As an ACA, our goal is to enable organizations with knowledge so they can securely design their systems and integrate security into the culture. We want to help you preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your systems. We can highlight any weaknesses in your security posture so that together we can fill those gaps and move forward as one Army that is protected against its enemies in the physical or cyber world. We'll stay abreast of developing technologies that are shaping our cyber warfare defenses so that we can examine and identify the new vulnerabilities and weaknesses that you will be facing.
Information assurance is an ever-changing and developing field - one that requires constant attention and constant evolution. Realizing that your organization is only as strong as your weakest link, our experience and perspective can offer that big picture view in the role as your Agent of the Certification Authority.
ITL internally employs many capable automated tools to aid in security engineering and testing, such as: