Tips for Staying Compliant with Federal Mandates

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Audit according to your requirements

Whether it is FISMA, NIST or others, you have a minimum bar set by your requirements. This is the least you have to do – if you can do more to support a more secure and "reportable" environment, you should.

Complete awareness of agency network activity is not only critical to maintaining compliance with important government mandates; it is also a key security component in today's complex IT environment. According to a recent Dell Software survey, half of senior federal IT professionals surveyed indicated that they are reactive to network vulnerabilities and, as a result, struggle to maintain compliance with mandated IT policies and standards.

With compliance remaining both a constant imperative and challenge for government agencies and organizations, Dell Software's Tim Sedlack, senior product manager, has created a list of tips for staying compliant with government mandates.

 

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