Federal, state, and local government agencies are judged and perceived more harshly than any other industry because if we can’t trust our government, then who can we trust? These agencies, along with countless organizations in the public sector, have strict budgets, high compliance regulations, and smooth functionality. These often don’t mesh well but the need to provide a secure data infrastructure against cyber attacks is an obligation above all else.
Currently the urgency is to defend what we have and address the situation if one occurs. Stolen or lost laptops, unauthorized users, or virus-infected emails can all bring an agency to an abrupt halt and send the public into a frenzy. Looking beyond the attempted intrusions from outside sources, a great deal can be done internally to prepare, prevent, and recover from a breach.
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Federal government agencies must comply with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) that provides a framework to strengthen Federal Government information security and protects its operations, information and assets. Depending on the industry that the government agency or public sector company falls under, it may be subject to industry-specific compliance requirements such as HIPAA, FERPA, PCI-DSS, GLBA, Dodd Frank, FFIEC and more.