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October 2017

OMB Memorandum M-18-02 FY 2017-2018 Guidance on Federal Information Security and Privacy Management Requirements

Editor’s Note: The complete OMB is available here. Below is an excerpt.

From: OMB Memorandum M-18-02, October 16. 2017


This memorandum provides agencies with Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA) reporting guidance and deadlines.1 FISMA requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to oversee agency information security policies and practices. 2 This memorandum describes the processes for Federal agencies3 to report to OMB and, where applicable, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This memorandum does not apply to national security systems or intelligence community systems, although both communities may leverage the document to inform their management processes.