Talking Tech Trio: NIST’s Ron Ross on Meeting FISMA Requirements

Getting agencies to cooperate is never easy. Getting entire communities to work together can be even harder. But one success story is the way the National Institute of Standards has brought together the best ideas in defense, intelligence and among Federal civilian agencies in support of the Federal Information Security Management Act.

That effort, directed by Congress in the FISMA legislation, was led by NIST Fellow Ron Ross.

Ross explains the many ways NIST is working to increase knowledge and understanding of cyber security and the standards it has developed for Federal, commercial and academic use.

Hear more from Ron Ross about securing the cloud and defending against cyber attacks in the digital age.

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