FDA released its latest map, the Cybersecurity Modernization Action Plan, earlier this month. The CMAP outlines the measures that FDA will take to modernize its security and cyber defenses.
During the pandemic, the FDA reported a 457% increase in reconnaissance activities, denial of service, attempted exploitation, and other cyber incidents against IT infrastructure. To combat the rising threat levels, the FDA will advance an agency-wide approach to cybersecurity modernization built on zero trust principles…
The Leadership Modernization Action Plan (LMAP) is still in the works, but FDA leaders teased this map will help shape the “CIO of the future.”
FDA’s Office of Digital Transformation (ODT) is developing the map, which will complement FDA’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategy. The LMAP will articulate a strategic framework for new ways of leading, including fundamental leadership competencies and values… Read the full article here.