1. Addressing Cyber Fundamentals

How do we move from inconsistent security/privacy protection control approaches to solid fundamentals that address most basic risks faced by agencies?

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1. Addressing Cyber Fundamentals

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Currently agencies self assess their cybersecurity posture. OMB should create a assessment standard and have an independent assessment board of government and industry SME's assess each agency, via a framework such as the one used for FEDRAMP.

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1. Addressing Cyber Fundamentals

Supported ITAPS recommendations

Part 1 - Security Risk Management
(Regular print are supported ITAPS recommendations in response to questions, italics are expanded recommendations to more explicitly address questions, not directly addressed by ITAPS; participated in and collaborated with ITAPS OMB-OPM-NSC Task Force)

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Supported ITAPS recommendations, part 2

Governance and Accountability:

Establish an outcome-focused Governance Framework that covers all aspects of the enterprise, resulting in effective direction-setting, decision-making, oversight, transparency, and accountability. For example, fully execute and enforce the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) as contemplated in the authorizing legislation and seek legislative reform where necessary.

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Supported ITAPS recommendations, part 3

People and Organizations:

Make information security a core part of organizational culture, ensuring greater awareness and better computing practices. For example, information security training should be mandatory for all government employees and contractors and information security performance should be an item in performance reviews.

Optimize enterprise and workforce planning to leverage consolidation in security... more »

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Supported ITAPS recommendations, part 4

Finance and Procurement:

Organizational procurement programs should have clearly defined and communicated priorities, accompanied by clear direction to procurement agents on the procedures to acquire technology consistent with those priorities, resulting in a consistent, predictable, and agile acquisition approach that will result in more secure technology deployments. For example, the Director of the Office of Management... more »

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1) How do we move from inconsistent security/privacy protection

This is the difference between thinking tactically and thinking strategically. If you are thinking tactically, your to-do list is endless. There is always one more control to install, one more security practice to implement. There is no way to prioritize the workload or to measure your improvement. Security practitioners sprint from task to task putting out fires, never taking the time to build a program that can absorb... more »

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