PM-15: Contacts With Security Groups And Associations


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The organization establishes and institutionalizes contact with selected groups and associations within the security community:

Code Description
PM-15a. To facilitate ongoing security education and training for organizational personnel;
PM-15b. To maintain currency with recommended security practices, techniques, and technologies; and
PM-15c. To share current security-related information including threats, vulnerabilities, and incidents.

Additional Guidance

Ongoing contact with security groups and associations is of paramount importance in an environment of rapidly changing technologies and threats. Security groups and associations include, for example, special interest groups, forums, professional associations, news groups, and/or peer groups of security professionals in similar organizations. Organizations select groups and associations based on organizational missions/business functions. Organizations share threat, vulnerability, and incident information consistent with applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance.