Tips for Staying Compliant with Federal Mandates

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Schedule reports for common requests

When someone asks you for data over and over, it is within reason to ask if they can put the request in the form of a report definition like "All user lockouts in the last 24 hours" or "Changes to Group Policy in the last week." With scheduled reports, the load of constant ad-hoc reporting is lightened.

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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