FISMA Compliance Handbook
This comprehensive book instructs IT managers to adhere to federally mandated compliance requirements. FISMA Compliance Handbook Second Edition explains what the requirements are for FISMA compliance and why FISMA compliance is mandated by federal law. The evolution of Certification and Accreditation is discussed.
This book walks the reader through the entire FISMA compliance process and includes guidance on how to manage a FISMA compliance project from start to finish. The book has chapters for all FISMA compliance deliverables and includes information on how to conduct a FISMA compliant security assessment.
Various topics discussed in this book include the NIST Risk Management Framework, how to characterize the sensitivity level of your system, contingency plan, system security plan development, security awareness training, privacy impact assessments, security assessments and more. Readers will learn how to obtain an Authority to Operate for an information system and what actions to take in regards to vulnerabilities and audit findings.
FISMA Compliance Handbook Second Edition,also includes all-new coverage of federal cloud computing compliance from author Laura Taylor, the federal governmentâs technical lead for FedRAMP, the government program used to assess and authorize cloud products and services.
Information Security professionals of all levels, systems administrators, information technology leaders, network administrators, information auditors, security managers, and an academic audience among information assurance majors.
Paperback, 350 Pages
Published: August 2013
Chapter 1: What Is Certification and Accreditation?
Chapter 2 FISMA Trickles into the Private Sector
Chapter 3: FISMA Compliance Methodologies
Chapter 4: Understanding the FISMA Compliance Process
Chapter 5: Establishing a FISMA Compliance Program
Chapter 6: FISMA Compliance Project Management
Chapter 7: Preparing the Hardware and Software InventoryChapter 8: Determining the Information Sensitivity Level Chapter 9: Addressing Security Awareness and Training Requirements Chapter 10: Addressing End-User Rules of Behavior Chapter 11: Addressing Incident Response Chapter 12: Performing Security Testing Chapter 13: Conducting a Privacy Impact Assessment Chapter 14: Performing the Business Impact Analysis Chapter 15: Developing the Contingency Plan Chapter 16: Preparing the Security Assessment Report Chapter 17: Developing a Configuration Management Plan Chapter 18: Preparing the System Security Plan Chapter 19: Before Submitting Your Documents Chapter 20: Evaluating the Security Assessment Package for Authorization Chapter 21: Addressing Compliance Findings Chapter 22: FedRAMP and Cloud Computing