NIST Privacy Framework: An Update

By Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CAP, RDRP Back in September 2018, NIST announced their plans to develop a data privacy framework based off of their cybersecurity framework that has been extremely successful in both government and the private sector.  NIST has worked with industry through webinars and workshops and incorporated both public…

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Ask Dr. RMF

Dear Dr. RMF, First of all, just stumbled across this blog few days ago….awesome! There is piles of documentation but not enough community sourced help for the RMF process. I tried starting an RMF sub-reddit but it never took off! I have so many questions! But one in particular that…

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Ask Dr. RMF

Dear Dr. RMF, Government IT Security staff work with systems owners to make sure that all systems in the agency have implemented the proper Risk Management Framework (RMF) controls. Organizations have deployed technologies like eMASS, XACTA, and RSA to manage the workflow and documentation for the RMF for their systems….

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The Results Are In!

A Quantitative Study on the Receipt of Formalized RMF Training and Perceptions of RMF Effectiveness, Sustainability, and Commitment in RMF Practitioners.    By P. Devon Schall, Ph.D., CISSP, RDRP   Over the past year, I have conducted research on the relationship between the receipt of formalized RMF training and perceptions…

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BAI Announces Security Control Assessment (SCA) Workshop

By Alice Steger, Director of Sales & Marketing Training Overview Security Controls Assessment Workshop provides a current and well-developed approach to evaluation and testing of security controls to prove they are functioning correctly in today’s IT systems. This course shows you how to evaluate, examine, and test installed security controls…

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