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By Laura P. Taylor

The single e-book that instructs IT Managers to stick to federally mandated certification and accreditation requirements.

This ebook will clarify what's intended through Certification and Accreditation and why the method is remitted via federal legislations. the several Certification and Accreditation legislation could be mentioned and mentioned together with the 3 best different types of C&A: NIST, NIAP, and DITSCAP. subsequent, the e-book explains find out how to arrange for, practice, and record a C&A undertaking. the subsequent part to the ebook illustrates addressing safety expertise, end-user principles of habit, and incident reaction standards. as soon as this section of the C&A undertaking is whole, the reader will discover ways to practice the protection exams and reviews, enterprise effect checks process chance tests, enterprise hazard tests, contingency plans, enterprise influence exams, and approach safety plans. ultimately the reader will learn how to audit their whole C&A venture and proper any mess ups.

* specializes in federally mandated certification and accreditation requirements
* writer Laura Taylor's examine on Certification and Accreditation has been utilized by the FDIC, the FBI, and the Whitehouse
* choked with very important info on compliance for either company and executive IT Managers

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You can see that even experts among us don’t necessarily agree on a concrete definition. The definitions are similar enough. The evaluation team may be referred to by different names in different agencies. You should think of the evaluators as specialized information security auditors; often they are referred to as certifying agents. The main thing to know is that each agency has their own set of auditors that have the power either to pass or fail the different elements of a Certification Package, and provide a recommendation either to accredit the package or not.

R. Swanson, G. Stoneburner, S. Katzke, and A. Johnson. Guide for the Security Certification and Accreditation of Federal Information Systems. NIST Special Publication 800-37. pdf ). 3. Department of Defense Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP) Application Manual. 1-M. pdf ). 4. Executive Order 12958. html). qxd 24 11/2/06 1:24 PM Page 24 Chapter 2 • Types of Certification and Accreditation 5. DCIDs: Director of Central Intelligence Directives. htm). 6.

However, the authorizing official may designate a representative to carry out the various tasks related to C&A, and the designated representative can be a contractor or consultant. S. government employee that is the authorizing official. The SAISO is akin to a Chief Information Security Officer in private industry. It’s possible that CIOs may perform this role themselves, in which case there wouldn’t be a separate individual holding these responsibilities. The SAISO works with the agency authorizing officials to ensure that they are in agreement on the security requirements of the information system as well as the key documents contained in the Certification Package such as the risk assessments and the Security Plan.

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