New U.S. government security guidelines need more clarity

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 6:16 AM EST

New Office of Management and Budget incident-reporting guidelines represent a step forward for U.S. government information security. But the government's definitions of security incidents are still too imprecise to be truly effective.

Gartner believes that the new OMB memorandum is primarily a public-relations response to recent high-profile security incidents. Nevertheless, we think it represents a positive change in U.S. government information security policy.

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