Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance

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With new attention on recent security breaches of federal information systems, President Obama has issued a mandate that these systems undergo an immediate review for cyber security. But federal government agencies face numerous challenges, including the fact that FISMA compliance is often viewed as a time-consuming exercise that generates mountains of paperwork, but still doesn't protect systems.

This paper discusses:

  • Recent security breaches of federal information systems
  • The goal of FISMA in protecting these systems
  • Challenges federal agencies face complying with FISMA
  • The characteristics of high-performing IT organizations
  • 7 practical steps federal agencies can take, based on these high-performers, to increase cyber security

Download this paper and learn what IT organizations in federal organizations can do to achieve and maintain continuous compliance with FISMA and protect federal information systems.

Tripwire, Inc.
Feb 8, 2021
Apr 27, 2009
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