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FDIC Information Technology Strategic Plan: 2018 - 2021: Goals & Themes

Strategic Goals & Themes

This plan identifies five goals and three cross-cutting themes. Each goal presents an opportunity to improve how FDIC conducts its business through new IT capabilities. As FDIC addresses each goal, these three themes provide the foundation for implementation. The following pages provide more detail on the objectives identified to achieve these goals.

Strategic Goals & Objectives
Strategic Goals  


Protect FDIC information assets, manage threats, and sustain business operations.


Continuously improve programs, processes, and tools to strengthen FDIC’s cybersecurity posture and privacy protection.


Cultivate a workforce that is prepared to protect the FDIC from existing and emerging threats and challenges.

1.1 Implement protections
commensurate with the sensitivity and criticality of FDIC information assets.

2.1 Maintain and augment security
monitoring, detection, and incident response functions commensurate with risks.

3.1 Implement programs that create an attractive
environment to recruit and retain highly effective
cybersecurity and privacy professionals.

1.2 Ensure OCISO capabilities effectively protect FDIC business functions using a risk-based approach. 2.2 Ensure that the security architecture evolves with the threat environment as well as information security and privacy risks. 3.2 Assess, develop, and implement training for the
cybersecurity and privacy workforce on emerging
technology, threats, and federal mandates
1.3 Enable FDIC business functions to continue executing their missions in the case of an adverse cyber event. 2.3 Ensure FDIC privacy and information security programs address emerging IT and business capabilities. 3.3 Ingrain cybersecurity and privacy within the FDIC
culture through communication and collaboration.
Privacy Ensure compliance with applicable privacy requirements, develop and evaluate privacy policy, and manage privacy
Risk Management Focus on protecting the information assets critical to meeting FDIC’s mission to maximize reduction of impact
should cyber attacks occur.
Governance Maximize effectiveness of the security and privacy programs through measures and corresponding updates,
integration into budgeting activities, and regular communication with FDIC Divisions and Offices.

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