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FISMA and the Risk Management Framework by Daniel R. Philpott, Stephen D. Gantz

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Chapter 17

Federal Initiatives

Information in this chapter:

• Network Security-Related Initiatives

• Government-wide Application Security Initiatives

• Identity and Access Management Initiatives

• Executive Branch Programs, Directives, and Requirements

• Information Resources Management Initiatives

Although FISMA and associated implementation guidance specify a wide array of requirements for federal agencies, the scope of information security management in government organizations extends well beyond FISMA. Federal agencies are subject to a variety of security-related regulations, policy directives, and other sources of requirements driven by government-wide programs, priorities, and initiatives that information system owners, security officers, ...

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