Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Departmental Manual 3530-001-01

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OCIO, Cyber Security

Chapter 6, Part 1, Vulnerability Scan Procedures

1      PURPOSE

This amendment modifies section 3, Responsibilities, items a(6), b, c(6), and Appendix A.

2      EXPLANATION OF CHANGES

a This amendment revises DM 3530-001, Section 3, a(6) which currently states: Review all exceptions requesting exceptions to this policy in a timely manner and coordinate the response to the agency with the Associate CIO for IRM.”

This provision should be amended to state: “Review all exceptions to this policy in a timely manner and coordinate the response to the agency.”

b This document deletes Section 3, b, of the original document and corrects paragraph designators..

c Section 3 c(6) is amended which currently states ”Submit a exception package, including a strong justification, for all critical vulnerabilities when corrective actions are not taken and forward to the Associate CIO for IRM for review.

This provision is modified to state: “Submit an exception package, including a strong justification, for all critical vulnerabilities when corrective actions are not taken.  This package will be forwarded t o the Associate CIO for CS; and”.

d This amendment completely replaces Appendix A, Internet Scanner 7.0 User’s Guide.

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