FISMA Reform and the pending Cybersecurity Bills

Friday - 10/29/2010, 5:09pm EDT

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October 27th, 2010

Representative Jim Langevin of Rhode Island and the Honorable Tom Davis, Director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte will discuss the reform of the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the pending Congressional Cybersecurity bills.



Guest: Congressman Jim Langevin (R.I.)
Deloitte Guest: The Honorable Tom Davis, Director of Federal Government Affairs, Deloitte


Show highlights:
  • Overview of the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • FISMA reform
    • Is it necessary?
    • Makes specific individuals in departments and agencies accountable for information security
    • Would it help with compliance?
  • New Cybersecurity bill
    • Should it mandate training certifications for new hires and on-going training for Government employees?
    Will establishing a Chief Information Security Council increase accountability?