What is DoDD 8570?

Department of Defense Directive 8570 (DoDD 8570) provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance functions in assigned duty positions. These individuals are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job classification. For More Information About DoDD 8570:

  • Download a copy of the manual online at DoD Directive 8570
  • Call the Defense Information Assurance Program (DIAP) Office at 703-604-1480 x112

Cyber Security

We work closely with industry and Government partners to ensure that computer and network systems operate efficiently and are protected from the latest threats to company security and data. We have developed controls at the administrative, physical, and technical levels to provide our customers the level of assurance necessary to operate on a daily basis. Administrative Controls include policies, personnel actions and controls, security awareness training, and testing. Physical Controls include network segregation, perimeter security, computer controls, work area separation, data back-ups, and cabling. Examples of Technical Controls include system access, network architecture, network access, encryption and protocols, and auditing.

Atlas assists SPAWAR and our government with its quest for Information Dominance by surpassing the rest of the field with ensuring all of our fleet support personnel are all Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II or appropriate certification, which provide Network Environment (NE) and advanced level Computing Environment (CE) support for the warfighters. Special attention is focused on intrusion detection, identifying and correcting unprotected vulnerabilities, and ensuring that all access points are well secured. These positions focus on threats and vulnerabilities and improve the security of systems. While all of the military's Information Systems require proper safeguards against Cyber Attacks, a portion of our Cyber Security portfolio is listed below. Our expert staff is accredited in Information Assurance techniques to meet the Department of Defense Directive 8750 (DoDD 8750).

  • TACLANE/FASTLANE Crypto Training & Support
  • CND – Computer Network Defense
  • SCI Networks
  • ADNS – Automated Digital Network System
  • COMPOSE - Common PC Operating System Environment
  • Security Vulnerability Patching research, development, release, implementation
  • Installation, Validation, and Testing Services
  • STIG compliance
  • Scanning tools SCCVI, eEye-Retina
  • Cross Domain Solutions
  • HBSS Policy development and implementation

Atlas maintains strategic partnerships with the leading vendors of the IT marketplace to ensure that we have the resources to assist our customers and partners with the latest information and techniques when designing and deploying secure solutions to everyday problems. Some of our industry partners include Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Microsoft and Dell to name a few. Our experience and resources are a proven combination for Information Assurance solutions.