Cybereye: Security through compliance?
As of one week ago, Aug. 7, agencies are supposed to be in compliance with executive branch guidelines for protecting sensitive information.
Abe Kleinfield thinks the Federal Information Security Management Act could be a solution to the rash of security breaches that have exposed the personal data of millions of individuals in recent weeks.
Too many federal IT managers still appear to be grappling with security as a technology issue rather than a management issue, which might help explain the slow progress being made in information security.
'Tis the season for looking back and recognizing landmark accomplishments of the past year.