Computer Network Defense

Computer Network Defense definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): CND

Definition(s): Actions taken to defend against unauthorized activity within computer networks. CND includes monitoring, detection, analysis (such as trend and pattern analysis), and response and restoration activities.
Note: Within DoD, term was approved for deletion from JP 1-02 (DoD Dictionary) by issuance of JP 3-13, "Information Operations". This term has been replaced by the use of