A discrete line item for Information Assurance is established in programming and budget documentation.
MAC / CONF
Security Design and Configuration
Not having the ability to discern dollars associated with IA instances makes it near impossible to underscore its magnitude, thus hindering future appropriation of resources. A discrete line item for IA ensures proper tracking and forecasting of IA funding.
Component programming and budget documentation shall include a discrete line item for Information Assurance activities within their purview.
DoDI 8500.2, Information Assurance (IA) Implementation, para. E3.3.4, 06 February 2003
Section 2224 of title 10, United States Code,"Defense Information Assurance Program”, 05 October 1999