Challenge: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.  To insure the confidentiality,  integrity, and availability of their data, it is imperative that the SEC protect its IT infrastructure from unauthorized access.

Solution: HumanTouch provides Continuous Monitoring as a Services (CMaaS) services for the United States Security Exchange Commission (SEC) procured as a part of the Department of Homeland Security Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) solution.  In support of the Office of Information Technology, Information Security Service, HumanTouch delivers system assessment and authorization and continuous monitoring requirement services.  These services include, but are not limited to, assessment and authorization support, development of policy and procedures for verification of security patches; development of procedures on the method by which to test, examine and interview the 800-53 Revision 4 system specific controls; and verification of the currency of baseline configurations.     

Value Added Outcomes: These services provide SEC with the ability to detect cybersecurity compliance and risk issues associated with their operational IT environment while continually providing essential services to their constituency.