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DEFINITION: The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a comprehensive framework to protect government information, operations and assets against natural or man-made threats. FISMA was signed into law part of the Electronic Government Act of 2002.FISMA assigns responsibilities to various agencies to ensure the security of data in the federal government. The  … 
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Protecting Critical Data is a Main Priority for the U.S. Army
sponsored by GlobalScape
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, learn how the U.S. Army can protect their $68 billion-worth of annual data with a set of security solutions that easily integrate with their Standard Army Management Information System (STAMIS).
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

The Complete Guide to Log and Event Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide you with the information you need to purchase an Event and Log Management soutions. This paper outlines both the upside and downside to using both these services sepearte and together.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Novell, Inc.

Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps any information security organization can take to improve information system security and achieve compliance with relevant regulations, standards and internal security and operational policy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

June Issue of Information Security magazine: Mobile Security: A New Game Plan
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's Information Security Magazine Online cover story highlights the importance for an updated security game plan due to the influx of personal smartphones and other computing devices making their way into the enterprise. Also, learn how to focus your SIM solution to avoid information overload and explore FISMA challenges.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Information Security Magazine

FISMA Compliance: A Holistic Approach to FISMA and Information Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM can help your federal agency implement a holistic strategy that improves overall security posture and readiness. Read this white paper to learn about the IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS) strategic approach to cybersecurity and gain a clearer understanding of the latest FISMA legislation and compliance mandates.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Log Management Best Practices
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Developing best practices in log management is not a simple task. This paper should help organizations develop their own comprehensive set of best practices by providing a set of 40 recommended best practices covering logging policies; procedures and t...
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Cybersecurity Threats: Managing Enterprise Risk and Ensuring Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Silver Tail Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the NERC compliance security threats, better cybersecurity through risk management, and what enterprise security administrators can do to defend themselves against such attacks.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

Silver Tail Systems

Automation Makes Perfect: Taking the Time Crunch Out of IT Compliance with Automation
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Continuous compliance can help you narrow the gap between identifying compliance vulnerabilities and repairing systems to an audit-passing state. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

E-Discovery Case Law Update: What the Courts Expect of Your Search and Culling Efforts
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This expert classroom supplies the latest case law update exploring recent court decisions related to e-discovery. Users will gain essential insights around the impact of these cases and where Web 2.0 comes into play, along with tactics and strategies organizations should consider to help control their e-discovery costs and risks.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 27 Aug 2013

SearchCompliance.com

A Guide to Data Privacy for Business and IT Executives
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest global government efforts in enforcing stronger data privacy laws. Click now to uncover 6 data protection recommendations to help you mitigate the risks of information sharing and prevent regulatory and market sanctions.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IntraLinks, Inc
 
 
FISMA DEFINITION (continued): …  act requires program officials, and the head of each agency, to conduct annual reviews of information security programs, with the intent of keeping risks at or below specified acceptable levels in a cost-effective, timely and efficient manner. The National Institute of Standards and Technology ( NIST ) outlines nine steps toward compliance with FISMA: Categorize the information to be protected. Select minimum baseline controls. Refine controls using a risk assessment procedure. Document the controls in the system security plan. Implement security controls in appropriate information systems. … 
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