IACD 101

In this section, you can learn the core concepts of IACD, download our white papers, and watch instructional videos.

 
 

What is IACD?

Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD) is a strategy and framework to adopt an extensible, adaptive, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based approach to cybersecurity operations.

IACD increases the speed and scale of cyber defenses by leveraging automation to enhance the effectiveness of human defenders, moving them outside the response loop into a response planning and approval role “on the loop” of cyber defense.

  IACD One-Page Summary

IACD One-Page Summary

  Traits for Employing IACD

Traits for Employing IACD

  IACD 101 Presentation

IACD 101 Presentation

 

The IACD Architecture

  IACD Baseline Architecture

IACD Baseline Architecture

The IACD architecture is intended to be a flexible, extensible, and interoperable framework that allows vendors, users, and stakeholders to consider the critical elements of IACD and what is necessary to integrate a variety of products to meet the specifics of a given enterprise. Additionally, the IACD architecture is continually being updated to reflect recent research, analysis, and experimentation.

 

Key IACD technology areas

Within the IACD framework, there are foundational technologies behind the framework that provides key insights into how one deploys and utilizes IACD in their own environment. We provide more detailed analysis into these areas: