OMB issues updated Trusted Internet Connections policy
The update is meant to give agencies more flexibility when connecting their networks externally through the Trusted Internet Connections initiative.
Updated FISMA guidance pressures agencies to use CDM program
The fiscal 2019 guidance mandates that agencies share information with DHS's federalwide CDM dashboard and that going forward, they must provide "sufficient justification" to buy non-CDM continuous monitoring tools.
Why we need a federal data strategy
OMB has launched a new website, strategy.data.gov, to encourage public comment on the Federal Data Strategy.
OMB: Three-quarters of agencies struggling to keep up with cyber risks
OMB found that 71 of 96 agencies reviewed were not effectively managing risk, requiring “bold approaches” to secure their networks.
OMB issues new identity management guidance
OMB wants agencies to form teams to lead Identity, Credential, and Access Management efforts.