Security Reference Model

  • Introduction
    • Definition/Description (What) – The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)[1] defines information security as “the protection of information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification. Or destruction in order to provide confidentiality, …...more

  • Security Principles
    • The term “security” is exceptionally broad and means many things to many people. In the context of this section, the focus is specifically upon the IdAM aspect of security,[1] which is the most common user-facing …...more

  • Stakeholder Roles And Responsibilities
    • IdAM addresses the policies and technical practices defined by a data owner, vetted by governance and oversight bodies, and enacted by a system owner to protect the information contained in the system. These policies and …...more

  • Stakeholder Performance Guide
    • It is the responsibility of the geospatial system investment owner (both existing and pending), to understand and ensure compliance with information security policy and individual agency practices. Information security considerations must occur prior to the …...more

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