OMB’s Cybersecurity Implementation Plan Should Measure Agency Resilience

SIGNAL | Nov 19, 2015

Following the distressing headlines that cataloged repeated cyber breaches of U.S. federal computer networks—some that compromised the personal data of millions of people—government officials have implemented a patchwork of safeguards to shore up vulnerabilities, including the identification of high value assets. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a memo, the Cybersecurity Implementation Plan (CSIP) for Federal Civilian Agencies, which provides a multi-step plan for agencies to identify their high value assets.