NASA to update IT security rules

Monday - 1/24/2011, 3:43pm EST

Is cybersecurity a top priority at NASA? The answer is they're working on it.

NASA is looking to update its Information Technology Security rules. The agency wants to ensure its meeting with federal policies for the security of unclassified information and information systems.

The new rules will define applicability, update procedural processes, eliminate the requirement for contractor personnel to meet the NASA System Security Certification Program.

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