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NSA Part of Consortium of Cybersecurity Experts That Establishes Baseline Standard of Due Care for Cybersecurity--The Top Twenty Most Critical Controls

According to a Press Release dated February 23, 2009 and released by a consortium of federal agencies and private organizations, including NSA, Version 1 of the Consensus Audit Guidelines (CAG) is now available for public review. The guidelines "define the most critical security controls to protect federal and contractor information and information systems." The CAG initiative is part of a larger effort housed at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., "to advance key recommendations from the CSIS Commission report on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency."


Date Posted: Nov 19, 2009 | Last Modified: Nov 19, 2009 | Last Reviewed: Nov 19, 2009