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Re: Integrating security in IT processes
From: randy <marchany () VT EDU>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:22:46 -0500

We're using the 20 critical controls as our blueprint for our security
architecture here at VA Tech.

-Randy Marchany
VA Tech IT Security Office

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 6:25 PM, McCrary, Barbara <bmccrary () osrhe edu>wrote:

 The  SANs 20 critical controls are concise and a quick way to start
moving forward on formalization, all the while  implementing quick fixes
along the way.  The key controls have been incorporated into to FISMA as a
centerpiece for government and large enterprise security programs but they
are very scalable.  The emphasis on automation makes them even more

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Another source?  NIST, particularly, NIST National Checklist Repository
which provides updated installation administrative, security and device
hardening checklists for a variety of systems. Granted, you may not intend
to harden to DoD standards, but along with the now built-in security
automation goals and how-to guidance, you get some nice base checklists to
use but it does take a bit more digging and effort.  ****

*Barbara McCrary**
*Chief Information Security Officer
*MCSE, MCSE:Security, +Messaging*,* CompTia:Security+* ****

*bmccrary () osrhe edu* <bmccrary () osrhe edu>****

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Protecting data is a shared responsibility!****

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INSTALL antivirus and antispyware software.****

USE strong passwords.****

KNOW who you are dealing with online.****

STORE confidential and sensitive data on encrypted devices only.****

SHUT DOWN home computers or disconnect from the Internet when not in use.*

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*Subject:* [SECURITY] Integrating security in IT processes****

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I am looking at improving the integration of information security in IT
processes (project development, maintenance, etc.). I am interested on what
others have successfully done to improve the integration of security.****

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Andy Scott, CISSP****

Information Security Officer, IT Services****

British Columbia Institute of Technology****

3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC, V5G 3H2****

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Tel: 604-432-8683  Mobile: 778-928-2444****

Email: andy_scott () bcit ca  Web: bcit.ca/its/security****

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