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Actions Need to Be Taken to Improve the Cyber Security Assessment and Management Application Security Controls

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Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


The Chief Information Officer should ensure that the CSAM audit logs are reviewed weekly and the results of the review are documented.

The Chief Information Officer should ensure that the CSAM SSP is updated to include clarification for security specialists to review audit logs to comply with the NIST, Special Publication 800-53 Rev. 5, separation of duties control.

The Chief Information Officer should create a risk-based decision accepting the risk for allowing accounts to remain on the CSAM after 365 days of inactivity.

The Chief Information Officer should coordinate with system owners to ensure that POA&Ms with identified weaknesses are updated in the SSPs.