FISMA addresses security issues in a comprehensive manner, covering everything from identity management to physical building security. This white paper focuses specifically on identity and access management (IAM) issues, using the guidance provided by NIST Special Publication 800-53 recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems, as a roadmap.
This white paper details:
- The core IAM requirements
- How to address these requirements in a robust and cost-effective manner by leveraging Active Directory
- Strategies for centralized management, policy enforcement and continuous monitoring