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Availability is defined as “Ensuring timely and reliable access to and use of information…”

A loss of availability is the disruption of access to or use of information or an information system.



Technologies and services that maintain an appropriate Availability posture are:

Network monitoring- Including Intrusion Detection, and Intrusion Prevention (IPS/IDS)

Contingency and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)

Backup and Restoration

Anti-virus Protection

Security Perimeter Architectures The proportion of time a system is up an running; as compared to the time it is inoperable due to failures; natural disasters or malicious attacks. Also known as"uptime."

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