An information security model commonly applied in the development of IT security policies based on three pillars: Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. Confidentiality is ensured when data is protected from an unauthorised access. Integrity is about safeguarding the accuracy and completeness of transmitted information, by protecting data against any unauthorised modification. Availability means that data should be accessible to authorised users as and when required.
Crisis management is one of the EU GOVSATCOM fields of application (FoA), which includes a wide range of activities and users, i.e., the maritime community for search & rescue missions and response to maritime disasters, police forces fighting against international drug traffic and organised crime or conducting national police missions, civil protection forces engaged in disaster rescue missions or any other emergency and rescue operations, humanitarian aid and EU External Action missions, including the CSDP crisis management missions (training, advising, monitoring) and election observation.
It determines the ability of a system to adapt to changing conditions, as well as to prepare for, respond to and recover from any disruption caused by cyber attacks.