FISMA reform would elevate White House's cyber authority
from Federal Computer Week
The changes to the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act that passed as part of the House's Defense Authorization Bill for fiscal 2011 would give the White House more direct control over IT security within agencies. Rather than setting out static requirements to be met by agencies in securing their information systems, the Federal Information Security Amendment Act of 2010 would establish a National Office for Cyberspace in the Executive Office of the President, with a director who would be confirmed by the Senate, to oversee IT security.
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