Is your agency failing FISMA?

Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 2:21 AM EST

Is your agency failing to meet its Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements? If so, perhaps it's because you feel that FISMA has become nothing more than a "paper drill." Or perhaps you feel that the auditors have become "bounty hunters," getting paid for the number of findings they report. More than likely you or someone in your agency just doesn't see the full value in the entire process because of the complaints. Randy Nash provides an introduction and general overview to the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process and examines why many organizations have trouble complying.

At InformIT.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //