NetOps for the Global Information Grid (GIG)
|Publication Date:||19 December 2008|
This Instruction, issued under the authority of DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.1 (Reference (a)):
Incorporates and cancels DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO) Guidance and Policy Memorandums No. 10-8460 and No. 4-8460 (References (b) and (c)).
Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for implementing and executing NetOps, the DoD-wide operational, organizational, and technical capabilities for operating and defending the GIG.
Institutionalizes NetOps as an integral part of the GIG.
This Instruction applies to:
OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
All GIG information systems; associated processes, personnel, and technology; and GIG interfaces to DoD mission partners.
DoD-owned and controlled information systems operated by a contractor or other entity on behalf of the Department of Defense that receive, process, store, display, or transmit DoD information, regardless of classification or sensitivity.