FISMA Principles and Best Practices: Beyond Compliance by Patrick D. Howard

By Patrick D. Howard

While many agencies struggle to conform with Federal info safety administration Act (FISMA) rules, those who have embraced its necessities have came across that their accomplished and versatile nature presents a legitimate protection possibility administration framework for the implementation of crucial procedure defense controls. Detailing a confirmed strategy for setting up and imposing a finished details safety application, FISMA ideas and top Practices: past Compliance integrates compliance assessment, technical tracking, and remediation efforts to provide an explanation for easy methods to in attaining and preserve compliance with FISMA requirements.

Based at the author’s adventure constructing, enforcing, and preserving firm FISMA-based details expertise protection courses at 3 significant federal businesses, together with the U.S. division of Housing and concrete improvement, the publication can provide doable ideas for developing and working an efficient defense compliance application. It delineates the methods, practices, and rules keen on dealing with the complexities of FISMA compliance. Describing how FISMA can be utilized to shape the foundation for an firm protection chance administration software, the book:

  • Provides a accomplished research of FISMA requirements

  • Highlights the first issues for establishing an efficient safety compliance program

  • Illustrates winning implementation of FISMA necessities with various case studies

Clarifying precisely what it takes to realize and continue FISMA compliance, Pat Howard, CISO of the Nuclear Regulatory fee, offers designated directions so that you can layout and employees a compliance potential, construct organizational relationships, achieve administration aid, and combine compliance into the procedure improvement existence cycle. whereas there's no such factor as absolute safety, this up to date source displays the real protection recommendations and ideas for addressing info safeguard standards mandated for presidency organizations and corporations topic to those criteria.

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