Last November the fiscal 2015 audit from the OPM's Office of the Inspector General reported the agency is vulnerable to another cyberattack, as it continued to struggle to meet many requirements under FISMA
Although third-party service providers have been subject to FISMA
since its enactment, vendor compliance has been prioritized over the past few years.
2151 would not amend the HSA but would provide the Secretary of Homeland Security with new responsibilities under FISMA
Catbird's rich feature set allows its customers to meet the most rigorous compliance standards, including PCI, NIST, SOX, HIPAA DIACAP and FISMA
, in virtual environments.
GAO is recommending that the Director of OMB provide performance targets for metrics included in OMB's annual FISMA
reporting instructions to agencies and inspectors general.
For more information about Vanguard Configuration Manager, FISMA
requirements, NIST standards and guidance, and the DISA STIG, visit www.go2vanguard.com.
Google Apps has also won FISMA
certification, a standard for federal information security.
government's Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA
) certification, required of government IT contractors.
"The number and impact of security breaches have dramatically increased in the last couple of years, even though companies were in compliance with standards like PCI, GLBA, FFIEC, FISMA
and others." If organizations continue to focus on security by compliance, he argues, the adversaries will continue to win as their attacks become more effective and more damaging.
"While the positive contributions of FISMA
are apparent, there is a general consensus that FISMA
does, in fact, need reform," Chun told the subcommittee.
Title III of this act is the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA
), which permanently authorized and strengthened the information security program, evaluation, and reporting requirements established by the Government Information Security Reform Act, passed in 2000.
Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA
) of 2002, and is also referred to as Information Assurance (IA) and awareness training.