Tips for Staying Compliant with Federal Mandates

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Remediate as quickly as possible without destroying evidence

Whether it is a breach, application or service downtime, it's hard to experience a failure. Make sure you do not trade expediency for proper procedure. Ensure your tools are in place and working to collect the data that eventually someone will come in search of.

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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