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"We are not DHS. We are not DoD," says Jerry Horton, chief information officer at USAID.
Microsoft makes court documents public as part of battle to provide cloud services to the Interior Department. Google contends its Google Apps for Government offers more security than FISMA requires.
Agencies reported more than 41,000 cyber incidents in 2010.
Despite a 2006 mandate to secure mobile devices and implement two-factor authentication, only just over half of federal agencies have managed to do so. OMB submits its annual FISMA report to Congress detailing the steps the government has taken to improve cybersecurity, including spending $12 billion on cybersecurity last year.
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Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) has introduced the Executive Cyberspace Coordination Act.
NIST has updated its Cybersecurity Recommendations for Government. Learn how your agency will be able to better manage information security risks from project leader for FISMA implementation, Ron Ross.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final version of its guidelines for information risk management.
National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines are out. NIST's Rob Ross explains the new standards.
Google will soon be fighting for room on the cloud with rival Microsoft. Microsoft recently received Federal Information Security Management Act certification for cloud computing data centers — about five months after Google gained approval. “Meeting the requirements of FISMA is an important security requirement for U.S. Federal agencies,” Microsoft’s Senior Director of Risk and [...]
The added accreditation brings greater transparency security to the cloud, says the Microsoft blog.