FISMA and the Risk Management Framework

This book will be helpful to security officers, risk managers, system owners, IT managers, contractors, consultants, service providers, and others involved in securing, managing, or overseeing federal information systems, as well as the ...

Author: Stephen D. Gantz

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 1597496421

Category: Computers

Page: 584

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FISMA and the Risk Management Framework: The New Practice of Federal Cyber Security deals with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), a law that provides the framework for securing information systems and managing risk associated with information resources in federal government agencies. Comprised of 17 chapters, the book explains the FISMA legislation and its provisions, strengths and limitations, as well as the expectations and obligations of federal agencies subject to FISMA. It also discusses the processes and activities necessary to implement effective information security management following the passage of FISMA, and it describes the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Risk Management Framework. The book looks at how information assurance, risk management, and information systems security is practiced in federal government agencies; the three primary documents that make up the security authorization package: system security plan, security assessment report, and plan of action and milestones; and federal information security-management requirements and initiatives not explicitly covered by FISMA. This book will be helpful to security officers, risk managers, system owners, IT managers, contractors, consultants, service providers, and others involved in securing, managing, or overseeing federal information systems, as well as the mission functions and business processes supported by those systems. Learn how to build a robust, near real-time risk management system and comply with FISMA Discover the changes to FISMA compliance and beyond Gain your systems the authorization they need

The State of Federal Information Security

rity as a Government - wide high risk area in its 2009 high risk report to the
Congress . Nevertheless , opportunities exist to bolster Federal information
security . Federal agencies could implement the hundreds of recommendations
made by ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement

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Category: Computer security

Page: 78

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H R 3844 the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002

This reauthorization will also help reinforce the federal government's commitment
to establishing information security as an integral part of its operations , as well
as help ensure that the administration and the Congress receive the information ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management, and Intergovernmental Relations

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Category: Administrative agencies

Page: 155

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Federal Information Security and Data Breach Notification Laws

The following report describes information security and data breach notification
requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Federal Information Security
Management Act, Office of Management and Budget Guidance, the Veterans
Affairs ...

Author: Gina Stevens

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437930018

Category:

Page: 23

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Describes info. security and data breach notification requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Fed. Info. Security Mgmt. Act, Office of Mgmt. and Budget Guidance, the Veterans Affairs Info. Security Act, the Health Insur. Portability and Accountability Act, the Health Info. Technology for Econ. and Clinical Health Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the FTC Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Also includes a summary of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, an industry regulation developed by bank card distributors. Info. security laws are designed to protect personally identifiable info. from compromise, unauthorized access, or other situations where unauthorized persons have access to such info. for unauthorized purposes.

Federal Information Security Issues

Addresses additional questions arising from the May 19, 2009, hearing on federal information security held by the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.

Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437918638

Category:

Page: 7

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Addresses additional questions arising from the May 19, 2009, hearing on federal information security held by the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement. In that hearing, there was a discussion on the current state of information security throughout the federal government and agency efforts to comply with the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA). Congress had the following two questions: (1) Comment on the need for improved cyber security relating to S.773, the proposed Cybersecurity Act of 2009; and (2) Provide recommendations to improve the Federal Information Security Management Act. This report provides the responses.

Cyber security

Author: United States

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Category: Computer crimes

Page: 178

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Federal Information Security Management Act

Today, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), OMB is sending to Congress the annual report that tracks the progress of our efforts while also identifying areas of needed improvement.

Author: Office of Management and Budget

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781508768135

Category: Political Science

Page: 100

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As cyber threats continue to evolve, the Federal Government is embarking on a number of initiatives to protect Federal information and assets and improve the resilience of Federal networks. OMB, in coordination with its partners at the National Security Council (NSC), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other agencies, helps drive these efforts in its role overseeing the implementation of programs to combat cyber vulnerabilities and threats to Federal systems. Today, as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), OMB is sending to Congress the annual report that tracks the progress of our efforts while also identifying areas of needed improvement. Agencies take a number of actions to protect government networks and information, implementing tools and policies in order to mitigate potential risks. The fiscal year (FY) 2014 FISMA report provides metrics on Federal cybersecurity incidents, the efforts being undertaken to mitigate them and prevent future incidents, and agency progress in implementing cybersecurity policies and programs to protect their networks. FY 2014 proved to be a year of continued progress toward the Administration's Cybersecurity Cross Agency Priority (CAP) Goal, which requires agencies to “Know Your Network” (Information Security Continuous Monitoring), “Know Your Users” (Strong Authentication), and “Know Your Traffic” (Trusted Internet Connection Consolidation and Capabilities).

Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Information and Information Systems

Info. Security Mgmt. Act (FISMA), emphasizes the need for each fed. agency to develop, document, and implement an enterprise-wide program to provide info. security for the info. systems that support the operations of the agency.

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Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437912702

Category:

Page: 11

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The E-Government Act, passed by the 107th Congress and signed into law by the Pres. in Dec. 2002, recognized the importance of info. security to the economic and nat. security interests of the U.S. Title III of the Act, entitled the Fed. Info. Security Mgmt. Act (FISMA), emphasizes the need for each fed. agency to develop, document, and implement an enterprise-wide program to provide info. security for the info. systems that support the operations of the agency. FISMA directed the promulgation of fed. standards for: (1) the security categorization of fed. info. and info. systems based on the objectives of providing appropriate levels of info. security; and (2) minimum security requirements for info. and info. systems in each such category.

Information Security

Fed. agencies are facing a set of cybersecurity threats that are the result of increasingly sophisticated methods of attack & the blending of once distinct types of attack into more complex & damaging forms.

Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen (au)

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781422302248

Category:

Page: 72

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Fed. agencies are facing a set of cybersecurity threats that are the result of increasingly sophisticated methods of attack & the blending of once distinct types of attack into more complex & damaging forms. Examples of these threats include: spam (unsolicited commercial e-mail), phishing (fraudulent messages to obtain personal or sensitive data), & spyware (software that monitors user activity without user knowledge or consent). This report determines: the potential risks to fed. systems from these emerging cybersecurity threats; the fed. agencies' perceptions of risk & their actions to mitigate them, fed. & private-sector actions to address the threats on a nat. level; & governmentwide challenges to protecting fed. systems from these threats. Illus.

Guideline for Computer Security Certification and Accreditation

Category, ADP Operations, Subcategory, Computer Security United States.
National Bureau of Standards. OF FORMATION FEDERAL ) Federal Information
Processing Standards Publication 102 DEPARTMENT COMMERCE "
PROCESSING ...

Author: United States. National Bureau of Standards

Publisher:

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Category: Computers

Page: 95

View: 634


Information Security

Information security is a critical consideration for federal agencies, which depend on information systems to carry out their missions.

Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437925405

Category:

Page: 49

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Information security is a critical consideration for federal agencies, which depend on information systems to carry out their missions. Increases in reports of security incidents demonstrate the urgency of adequately protecting the federal government's data and information systems. This report: (1) describes key types and attributes of performance measures; (2) identifies practices of leading organizations for developing and using measures to guide and monitor information security activities; (3) identifies the measures used by federal agencies and how they are developed; and (4) assesses the federal government's practices for informing Congress on the effectiveness of information security programs. Includes recommend. Illus.

Information Security in the Federal Government

Information security in the federal government: one year into the Federal Information Security Management Act

Author: United States House of Representatives

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Category:

Page: 204

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Information security in the federal government: one year into the Federal Information Security Management Act

OMB A 130 and Federal Information Security Modernization Act

Takes at least an hour. It's much more cost-effective to just order the latest version from Amazon.com This book is published by 4th Watch Books and includes copyright material.

Author: Office of Office of Management and Budget

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781975681623

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Page: 122

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OMB Circular A-130 (2016) and Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA 2014) Also available on Kindle. Circular A-130 (includes Appendix I, II and III) serves as the overarching policy and framework for Federal Information Resources Management. . First update in 16 years was released July 28, 2016 Applies to: The information resources management activities of all agencies of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Management activities concerning all information resources in any medium (unless otherwise noted), including paper and electronic information. Addresses the three main structural challenges to sustained progress for the Cybersecurity National Action Plan released earlier this year. Those challenges include: . Cyber workforce vacancies; . Legacy IT; and . Fragmented governance of IT across the federal landscape. Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA 2014) updates the Federal Government's cybersecurity practices. Why buy a book you can download for free? First you gotta find a good clean (legible) copy and make sure it's the latest version (not always easy). Some documents found on the web are missing some pages or the image quality is so poor, they are difficult to read. We look over each document carefully and replace poor quality images by going back to the original source document. We proof each document to make sure it's all there - including all changes. If you find a good copy, you could print it using a network printer you share with 100 other people (typically its either out of paper or toner). If it's just a 10-page document, no problem, but if it's 250-pages, you will need to punch 3 holes in all those pages and put it in a 3-ring binder. Takes at least an hour. It's much more cost-effective to just order the latest version from Amazon.com This book is published by 4th Watch Books and includes copyright material. We publish compact, tightly-bound, full-size books (8 � by 11 inches), with glossy covers. 4th Watch Books is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). If you like the service we provide, please leave positive review on Amazon.com. For more titles published by 4th Watch Books, please visit: cybah.webplus.net A full copy of all the pertinent cybersecurity standards is available on DVD-ROM in the CyberSecurity Standards Library disc which is available at Amazon.com. UFC 4-010-06 Cybersecurity of Facility-Related Control Systems NIST SP 800-82 Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Whitepaper NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity NISTIR 8170 The Cybersecurity Framework FC 4-141-05N Navy and Marine Corps Industrial Control Systems Monitoring Stations UFC 3-430-11 Boiler Control Systems NISTIR 8089 An Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Performance Testbed UFC 1-200-02 High-Performance and Sustainable Building Requirements NIST SP 800-12 An Introduction to Information Security NIST SP 800-18 Developing Security Plans for Federal Information Systems NIST SP 800-31 Intrusion Detection Systems NIST SP 800-34 Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems NIST SP 800-35 Guide to Information Technology Security Services NIST SP 800-39 Managing Information Security Risk NIST SP 800-83 Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktops and Laptops NIST SP 800-92 Guide to Computer Security Log Management NIST SP 800-94 Guide to Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) NIST SP 800-97 Establishing Wireless Robust Security Networks: A Guide to IEEE 802.11i

H R 3844 the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management, and Intergovernmental Relations

Publisher:

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Category: Administrative agencies

Page: 155

View: 604


Federal Information Policies

military departments made no mention of the espionage laws in their information
security orders and directives , but soon such regulations began referring to
these laws as a basis for their enforcement . Relying upon a 1938 statute
concerning ...

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Category: Freedom of information

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Information Security in the Federal Government

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and the Census

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Category: Computer crimes

Page: 199

View: 477


Information Security

Cloud computing, an emerging form of computing where users have access to scalable, on-demand capabilities that are provided through Internet-based technologies, has the potential to provide info. technology (IT) services more quickly and ...

Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437935648

Category:

Page: 53

View: 274

Cloud computing, an emerging form of computing where users have access to scalable, on-demand capabilities that are provided through Internet-based technologies, has the potential to provide info. technology (IT) services more quickly and at a lower cost, but also to introduce IT risks. This report: (1) identified the models of cloud computing; (2) identified the info. security implications of using cloud computing services in the fed. gov¿t.; and (3) assessed fed. guidance and efforts to address info. security when using cloud computing. The auditor reviewed relevant pub., white papers, and other documentation from fed. agencies and industry groups; conducted interviews with rep. from these org.; and surveyed 24 major fed. agencies. Illus.

Larstan s the Black Book on Government Security

Emergency Support Functions European Union FIPS Federal Bureau of
Investigation Federal Enterprise Architecture Federated Identity Management
Federal Information Processing Standards Federal Information Security
Management Act ...

Author: Gregory N. Akers

Publisher: Larstan Pub

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 243

View: 433

Written for federal, state, and local governments, each chapter in this book covers a different aspect of securing government information. Each expert author has agreed to share the secrets and advanced-level information gained by years in the business. Chapters cover identity/access management, identity theft, intellectual property, content security, converged networks, recovery strategies, national infrastructure, and more. Case studies, charts and author analysis, and proprietary research make the book accessible, while the writing style makes complex information intelligible to a wide range of readers.

Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems

The E-Gov¿t.

Author:

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437912699

Category:

Page: 9

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The E-Gov¿t. Act of 2002 recognized the importance of info. security to the economic and nat. security interests of the U.S. This pub. addresses the task of developing standards to be used by fed. agencies to categorize info. systems based on the objectives or providing appropriate levels of info. security according to a range of risk levels. Security categorization standards for info. systems provide a common framework and understanding for expressing security that promotes: (1) effective mgmt. and oversight of info. security programs throughout the civilian, nat. security, emergency preparedness, and law enforce. communities; and (2) consistent reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of info. security policies, procedures, and practices.

Information Security

GAO has identified federal information security as a government-wide high-risk area since 1997, and in February 2015 expanded this to include protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information.

Author: United States Government Accountability Office

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781977960498

Category:

Page: 28

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The federal government faces an evolving array of cyber-based threats to its systems and data, and data breaches at federal agencies have compromised sensitive personal information, affecting millions of people. Education, in carrying out its mission of serving America's students, relies extensively on IT systems that collect and process a large amount of sensitive information. Accordingly, it is important for federal agencies such as Education to implement information security programs that can help protect systems and networks. GAO has identified federal information security as a government-wide high-risk area since 1997, and in February 2015 expanded this to include protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information. This statement provides information on cyber threats facing federal systems and information security weaknesses identified at federal agencies, including Education. In preparing this statement, GAO relied on previously published work and updated data on security incidents and federal cybersecurity efforts.