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OMB data-security report faults DHS use of new metrics based on NIST framework

March 13, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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A new report by the White House Office of Management and Budget on federal data-security requirements says the Department of Homeland Security has failed to consistently adopt protections for unclassified systems withing the department.

The annual OMB report  to Congress marks a milestone by incorporating new guidelines that provide greater specificity about the types of cyber attacks faced by federal agencies, as well as the metrics used to measure the maturity of those agencies' cybersecurity practices in alignment with...


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