Manage Security Risks With Continuous Network Monitoring
Expected legislative reforms are elevating the importance of continuous monitoring of government networks.
The annual Management of Change conference, held by American Council of Technology and Industry Advisory Council, reflected the need for agencies to monitor their networks continuously to better manage security risks. According to Federal Computer Weekly, continuous monitoring needs to occur at the organization level, mission level and system level.
"A blend of new guidance, increased oversight and expected legislative reforms are collectively elevating the importance of continuous monitoring of government networks, a panel of security experts said Monday at the 30 th annual Management of Change conference held by American Council of Technology and Industry Advisory Council.
"All three developments reflect the conclusion that agencies must monitor their networks continuously and manage security risks more effectively and move beyond current requirements to file what many agree are outdated security compliance reports under the Federal Information Security Management Act."