Continuous monitoring has captured followers in state and local government. Here are some statistics surrounding implementation and perspectives from those who practice it.
— Dan Lohrmann, Chief Security Officer, Michigan
— Kurt Plowman, Chief Technology Officer, Staunton, Va.
— John Matelski, CIO, Gwinnett County, Ga.
Percentage of organizations that are continuously monitoring systems
SOURCE: “The State of Risk-Based Security Management: United States” (Ponemon Institute, 2012)
Age of the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) that spawned the practice of continuous monitoring
SOURCE: The E-Government Act of 2002
Percentage of state and local government officials who have adopted cybersecurity control frameworks or methodologies
SOURCE: “The National Preparedness Report” (Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2012)
Estimated number of victims whose health and personal data were hacked from a Utah state website
SOURCE: “Data Breach Expands to Include More Victims” (Utah Department of Health, April 9, 2012)
The frequency at which all PC and server configurations are checked at the U.S. State Department, a leader in continuous monitoring
SOURCE: “FISMA 2.0: Continuous Monitoring” — Case Study Update (State Department, Feb. 14, 2011)
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