Meeting FDCC Mandates through Endpoint Lockdown and Privilege Management

by Mary Rose 28. October 2010 12:10

The Federal Desktop Core Configuration is a list of security settings recommended by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for computers that are connected directly to the network of a United States government agency.  But as pointed out by Carter Raines, Director of Technology at PrepFire, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, FDCC is only a small part of the problem.  Following an OMB mandate, organizations are implementing aggressive telework policies so users working remotely or on the move is growing at an exponential rate.  New devices are entering the network all the time.  New applications are required for users to do their jobs, and some of these require administrative rights to execute.  And more changes are coming. 

Listen to this recorded webcast sponsored by PrepFire to learn more about how you can effectively lockdown your environment to meet FDCC mandates but avoid the reprecussion of increasing calls to your help desk because users cannot perform the functions they need which require admin rights. 

FDCC Webcast:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/986551281 

Be the first to rate this post

  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Tags:

Compliance | Desktop Management | Laptop Management | Privilege Management

Comments

Powered by BlogEngine.NET 1.4.5.0
Theme by Mads Kristensen

Calendar

<<  October 2014  >>
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
293012345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789

View posts in large calendar

About Viewfinity

Viewfinity provides privilege management and application control for desktops, laptops and servers, empowering enterprises to meet compliance mandates, reduce security risks, and lower IT costs. The Viewfinity solution allows enterprises to control end user and privileged user rights for applications and systems which require elevated permissions. Viewfinity's granular-level control enables companies to establish and enforce consistent policies for least privilege Windows-based environments based on segregation of duties. For more information, visit www.viewfinity.com.

Follow us on Twitter: viewfinity
Find us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/companies/viewfinity
Become a fan on Facebook: www.viewfinity.com/facebook