Agencies get cyberattack guidance
Source: FCW - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Government The CIO Council and the Office of Management and Budget issued guidelines this week directing agencies to coordinate cyberattack reports and warnings with the Federal Computer Incident Response Center. The memorandum details the processes that agencies should follow to improve coordination . . . The CIO Council and the Office of Management and Budget issued guidelines this week directing agencies to coordinate cyberattack reports and warnings with the Federal Computer Incident Response Center. The memorandum details the processes that agencies should follow to improve coordination and interaction with FedCIRC at the General Services Administration.

The memo requires agencies to:

* Report externally generated security incidents to FedCIRC.

* Make sure alerts and warnings from FedCIRC are received by the appropriate people at each agency.

* Acknowledge, when necessary, that they received the FedCIRC messages and explain the corrective actions taken.

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