March 5, 2002, U.S. Representative Tom
Davis, R-VA, introduced the Federal Information Security Management Act to
improve the United StatesÂ’ information security and to develop information
security risk management
standards. In 2002, the Federal Information Security Management Act was enacted
in the United States, giving the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the
mandate to coordinate information security
standards and guidelines produced by civilian-based federal agencies.
Accountability; Risk; Security.
Wilson, C. CRS Report for Congress: Computer Attack and Cyberterrorism:
Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress. [Online, October 17, 2003.] CRS
Report Website. http://www.fas.org/irp/crs/RL32114.pdf.