This chapter covers the basic principles of information assurance. It introduces some specific terminology, together with its meaning and definitions, and considers the use of such terminology across the field of information assurance management. It also discusses the way in which information assurance management relates to its environment.


As in any area of business, information assurance management has its own language although, being very closely related to the business need, it is limited in scope and complexity to enable the wider business population to appreciate the concepts with little difficulty. Each of the terms listed below will be further discussed and expanded upon later ...

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