FISMA Efficacy Questioned – Federal CIO Vivek Kundra

Recent breaches at the Federal Aviation Administration and at the vendor that hosts USAjobs.gov demonstrate that the state of federal information security is not what citizens should expect, federal CIO Vivek Kundra testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization and Procurement. He said the seven-year-old Federal Information Security Management Act has raised awareness to agencies of information security but suggested in outlived its usefulness.

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