Changes for FISMA are in the works as shortcomings are revealed

03/26/2010 | Government Computer News

Congress may change the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 after hearing complaints from expert witnesses that its effect thus far been disappointing. "Despite the improvement reported by agencies, the federal government's communications and information infrastructure is still far from secure. The FISMA measures reported on annually have led agencies to focus on compliance. However, we will never get to security through compliance alone," said U.S. chief information officer Vivek Kundra.

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