Cyber Strategies for a World at War



APEC – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

CCSO – Center for Cybersecurity Operations

CIO – Chief Information Officer

CNCI – Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative

DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DHS – Department of Homeland Security

DNI – Director of National Intelligence

DOD – Department of Defense

DOS – Department of State

EOP – Executive Office of the President

FACA – Federal Advisory Committee Act

FATF – Financial Action Task Force

FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDCC – Federal Desktop Core Configuration

FDIC – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

FERC – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

FFIEC – Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council

FISMA – Federal Information Security Management Act

FLETC – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

FTC – Federal Trade Commission

HSC – Homeland Security Council

HSPD – Homeland Security Presidential Directive

ICANN – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICS – Industrial Control Systems

ICT – Information Communications Technology

IRTPA – Intelligence Reform and Terrorist Prevention Act

ISAC – Information Sharing and Analysis Centers

ISO – International Organization for Standardization

IT – Information Technology

ITU – International Telecommunications Technology

JIACTF – Joint Inter-Agency Cyber Task Force

NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCSC – National Cyber Security Center

NCTC – National Counter Terrorism Center

NERC – North American Electric Reliability Corporation

NIAC – National Infrastructure Advisory Council

NIAP – National Information Assurance Partnership

NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology

NITRD – National Information Technology R&D Programs

NOC – National Office for Cyberspace

NRC – Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NSA – National Security Agency

NSC – National Security Council

NSF – National Science Foundation

NSTAC – National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee

OAS – Organization of American States

OECD – Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OMB – Office of Management and Budget

OSTP – Office of Science and Technology Policy

R&D – Research and Development

SCADA – Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission

TIC – Trusted Internet Connections

UN – United Nations

US-CERT – United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team

USTR – Office of the United States Trade Representative

WMD – Weapons of Mass Destruction

WTO – World Trade Organization

Y2K – Year 2000


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