FISMA’s a fizzer, says Cisco, and calls on Congress to get cyber security policy right

A senior Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) advisor at Cisco has penned a commentary on the state of US cybersecurity frameworks, criticizing current government infosec and advocating for more autonomy for CISOs and a better understanding of the task at hand from those creating policies. “After nearly two decades of federal cybersecurity and risk management as practiced under the rubric of the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002 and the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (also FISMA) of 2014, billions of dollars in appropriated federal cybersecurity funding have not appreciably improved the overall situation,” wrote Bruce Brody.

Link: FISMA’s a fizzer, says Cisco, and calls on Congress to get cyber security policy right
via http://www.theregister.com

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