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Northrop Grumman, US Missile Defense Agency Perform Cyber Readiness Inspection

US: Northrop Grumman Corporation provided invaluable assistance for the US Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Excellent rating from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) conducted on the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) networks at Schriever Air Force Base. The CCRI evaluates a site's compliance with information assurance and network defense policies and configuration standards for technologies as dictated by the Department of Defense (DOD) security technical implementation guide.

The CCRI is a five-day comprehensive, graded inspection involving all cybersecurity areas including physical security, administration, training, network configuration, network operations, organisational culture and leadership management. The MDIOC is the US DOD's premier missile defense center for integration, deployment and operation of the nation's ballistic missile defense system (BMDS). As the MDA's prime contractor at the center, Northrop Grumman leads a world-class team to conduct BMDS-level modelling and simulation, ground and flight tests, war games, exercises, mission-critical operations and related analysis.

Source: Global newswire Northrop Grumman