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Information Security Assessment Tool

MRSC teamed up with MK Hamilton and Associates, with the support of the State Auditor's Center for Government Innovation, in an effort to develop a consensus framework for cybersecurity controls that were appropriate and achievable for local governments in Washington. Using survey data, focus groups, and in-depth research we developed the below Information Security Assessment Tool.

Assessment Tool User Guide

Download and read this user guide to learn how to use the assessment tool.

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Assessment Tool

Download and complete this form to measure the current information security capability maturity of your organization. This information can form the basis of a strategic plan to help increase your maturity level through attainable and effective actions.

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Recommended Resources

  • Cybersecurity Resources For Local Governments, MRSC – Browse a compilation of information security resources.
  • Cybersecurity Research Report, MRSC, SAO, and MK Hamilton and Associates – A summary of focus group and survey data findings about existing practices, common challenges, and potential opportunities for cybersecurity in Washington's local governments.
  • MRSC blog posts – Articles written by MRSC staff members and contributors about cybersecurity. Articles are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.

Last Modified: June 24, 2019