Tips for Staying Compliant with Federal Mandates

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Get compliance and security teams talking

These two teams are so interconnected that they could be considered ONE team. Make sure that each team knows what data they need, as well as the urgency of requests. Oftentimes, the teams do not know the value of the data each team is collecting.

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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