November 2007 EditionCHAPTER 70SECURITYJ.7001.General
Definition of Protective Security.
Protective Security is the protection of assets fromcompromise
Compromise can be a breach of:
The protection of information from damaging, unauthoriseddisclosure. (eg Protection from espionage, eavesdropping, leaks and computer hacking).
The maintainance of information, systems of all kinds and physicalassets in their complete and proper form. (eg Protection from unauthorisedalteration to a computer program or data).
The permitting of continuous or timely access to information systemsor physical assets by authorised users (eg Protection from sabotage, maliciousdamage, theft, fire and flood).2.In assessing integrity and availablity, consideration must be given to both the directand indirect consequences of compromise.
J.7002.Responsibility for Security
Admiralty Board Responsibility.
The Admiralty Board has overriding responsibilityfor the security of the Naval Service, its people, ships, establishments, equipment, storesand activities and the release of information pertaining to the Naval Service.2.
Responsibility of CINCFLEET
. The Commander-in-Chief is charged with theresponsibility for all aspects of security in ships and establishments within the Fleet TLBboth in the UK and overseas.3.
Fleet PSyA Responsibility.
Acting on behalf of CINCFLEET and 2SL/CNH theFLEET Principle Security Advisor is responsible for overseeing the implementation of physical, documentary, IT and personnel security as promulgated by DDefSy in JSP 440.4.
Other Authorities’ Responsibilities.
Commanding Officers and Heads of Establishments are to implement such measures as may be necessary to ensure thesecurity of ships, establishments and units under their command or management and inparticular are to ensure that security policy is rigorously applied.5.
Commanding Officer’s Responsibilities.
Commanding Officers and Heads of Establishments are to implement security under Risk Management procedures, iawJSP440 and the FLEET Security Risk Management Document. They are to ensure thatCINCFLEET,2SL/CNH, or any senior officer acting locally on their behalf, as appropriate,is kept informed of all matters affecting the security of their ships, units or establishments.