Operational Security (OPSEC) (JKO Post Test)
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Operational Security (OPSEC) defines Critical Information as:
Specific facts about friendly intentions, capabilities, and activities needed by adversaries to plan and act effectively against friendly mission accomplishment.
A vulnerability exists when:
The adversary is capable of collecting critical information, correctly analyzing it, and then taking timely action.
OPSEC as a capability of Information Operations
Denies the adversary the information needed to correctly assess friendly capabilities and intentions.
Understanding that protection of sensitive unclassified information is:
The responsibility of all persons, including civilians and contractors.
An operations function, not a security function.
All EUCOM personnel must know the difference between:
OPSEC and traditional security programs.
What action should a member take if it is believed that an OPSEC disclosure has occurred?
Report the OPSEC disclosure to your OPSEC representative or the EUCOM OPSEC PM.
OPSEC is concerned with:
Identifying, controlling, and protecting unclassified information that is associated with specific military operations and activities.
The identification of critical information is a key part of the OPSEC process because:
It focuses the remainder of the OPSEC process on protecting vital information rather than attempting to protect all unclassified information.
The purpose of OPSEC is to:
Reduce the vulnerability of U.S. and multinational forces from successful adversary exploitation of critical information.