Lumension Highlights Six Critical Elements To Ensure Painless FISMA Compliance

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Experts Outline How Federal Agencies can Streamline FISMA Compliance Requirements with Greater Efficiency

In a recent survey conducted by the (ISC)2**, The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is viewed as having a very positive effect, however, two in five federal CISOs believe it has become misdirected and a strain on organizational resources¹. A FISMA compliance approach that relies on manual and labor-intensive processes can lead to increased paperwork and elec¬tronic documents that become extra weight for CISOs to manage and ultimately leave wide gaps open to IT security risks. By implementing an IT risk-based approach to FISMA compliance, organizations can streamline their reporting processes and achieve efficiency while reducing operational compliance costs.

In a webinar titled: Six Critical Elements to Achieve Pain Free FISMA Compliance, Lumension, the global leader in endpoint management and security, outlines six critical elements to help government organizations make FISMA compliance sustainable by implementing the right technology and processes. The webinar includes a panel of industry experts including President and Risk and Compliance Advisor Michael Rasmussen, Corporate Integrity, and Lumension's Director of Solution Marketing Jeff Hughes and Vice President of Federal Solutions Steve Antone.

The webcast includes the following highlights:

  •     A summary of FISMA and its requirements
  •     The 6 critical elements organizations need to achieve economies in FISMA compliance
  •     How to apply these critical elements to achieve economical FISMA compliance

To listen to this on-demand webinar, please visit Six Critical Elements to Achieve Pain Free FISMA Compliance.

Download free trials of Lumension's award-winning Vulnerability Management, Data and Endpoint Protection, and/or Compliance and IT Risk Management products.

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About Lumension Security, Inc.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at lumension.com.

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**The 2009 State of Cybersecurity from the Federal CISO's Perspective, ISC2, April 2009

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