(U//FOUO) DoD Instruction: Support to Computer Network Defense (CND)

The following instruction is part of a series of “limited release” DoD doctrine publications that are not released to the public.

DoD Instruction O-8530.2: Support to Computer Network Defense (CND)

  • 38 pages
  • For Official Use Only
  • March 9, 2001


1.1. Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures under reference (a) necessary to provide the essential structure and support to the U.S. Space Command (USCINCSPACE) for Computer Network Defense (CND) within Department of Defense information systems and computer networks.

1.2. Defines CND Services (CNDS).

1.3. Establishes the CND Service certification and accreditation process.

1.4. Requires CND compliance with references (b) and (c).

1.5 Provides for Information Assurance Red Team notification, reporting and coordination to insure coordination of Red Team and CND activities.

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