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Cornerstone 3: Objectives

OBJECTIVE: GOHS will cooperate with DoIT to inventory cyber resources and assets to conduct a comprehensive Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment for Maryland’s cyber ecosystem.

OBJECTIVE: GOHS will encourage DoIT and all State Agencies to align their cybersecurity efforts with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework in a tiered approach.

OBJECTIVE: GOHS will urge all State Agencies to utilize the DoIT Security Operations Center (SOC) as an early warning system and for the coordination and communication of cyber related reporting.

OBJECTIVE: GOHS will work with DoIT, MDNG, and the MCAC to further develop cybersecurity advisory products for State entities and other designated partners.

OBJECTIVE: GOHS will partner with DoIT to recommend IT staff at each State Agency join the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) to take advantage of shared situational awareness of cyber threats and federally funded cyber services.