RSA Archer® Public Sector Solutions

Purpose-built for U.S. federal agencies

  • Improve information assurance program management
  • Maximize existing agency infrastructure investments
  • Build an integrated approach to meeting FISMA and OMB requirements

RSA Archer Public Sector Solutions

For information assurance professionals, FISMA compliance poses a significant challenge, even before factoring in federal budget constraints, new cyber threats and new compliance requirements. RSA Archer Public Sector solutions are purpose-built to meet the unique needs of U.S. federal agencies, providing capabilities essential to an effective information assurance program.

Solution Brief

RSA Archer Public Sector Solutions

This solution brief provides an overview of RSA Archer Public Sector solutions, which includes use cases for assessment and authorization, continuous monitoring, and plan of action and milestones (POA&M) management.

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Benefits

Accelerates Information Sharing

RSA Archer Public Sector solutions give information assurance professionals a common platform, a common taxonomy, and integrations to scanners, sensors and other security data; this eliminates the need to constantly import, export and reformat data and makes it easier to collect and share data.

Promotes FISMA and OMB Compliance

Use cases for assessment and authorization and continuous monitoring help you verify that your agency’s information systems are abiding by authorization agreements and are operating within acceptable levels of risk.

Speeds Your Response to Risks

The use case for continuous monitoring allows you to assign risk scores to defects, which helps you prioritize remediation efforts. The assessment and authorization use case enables more efficient identification, management and mitigation of issues.

Improves the Maturity and Efficiency of Your IA Program

RSA Archer Public Sector solutions save labor hours, reduce software licensing and training costs and increase productivity all while reducing the likelihood and impact of risks and incidents.

RSA Archer Public Sector Solutions

Explore the Use Cases

RSA Archer Assessment & Authorization

Meet FISMA compliance requirements while improving security. Enable a system of record for every person, location, component and tier in your organization. Lay the foundation for a comprehensive information assurance management program. Manage all phases of the NIST RMF, DIACAP, DOD RMF and FedRAMP.

RSA Archer Continuous Monitoring

Prioritize security risk data and automate control assessments. Enhance FISMA and OMB compliance activities by verifying that information systems abide by authorization agreements and operate within acceptable levels of risk. Use reporting and workflow to focus limited resources on remediation efforts that provide the greatest benefit.

RSA Archer Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) Management

Lay the foundation for your information assurance program by establishing the organizational structure and assigning accountability for risk and compliance issues. Escalate issues with an organized, managed process to get visibility into known risks and efforts to close and address risks. Create a more secure and resilient environment with faster response to emerging risks.

Nancy Rainosek, GRC Program Manager at the State of Texas Department of Information Resources, discusses how RSA Archer helped to centralize the state’s GRC program and create more efficient processes.
Nancy Rainosek
GRC Program Manager

State of Texas Department of Information Resources

Resources

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Helping the C-Suite Define Cyber Risk Appetite

Get practical tips for identifying and categorizing cyber risk with key business stakeholders and technical owners of risk.

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White Paper

How GRC Can Help You Stay Ahead of Ransomware

Discover the important role that governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions can play in helping organizations prepare for and respond to ransomware attacks.

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