Security panel

Allen Paller, Mike Smith, and Werner Lippuner

Federal agencies are falling short on meeting the most critical provision of the Federal Information Security Management Act'that they have security configuration controls for employees' PCs'attendees said at a discussion on FISMA in Washington sponsored by the Center for Democracy and Technology.

Among the experts on the panel were, from left, Allen Paller, director of the SANS Institute of Bethesda, Md.; Mike Smith, director of the Homeland Security Department's Computer Emergency Response Team; and Werner Lippuner of Ernst and Young.

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