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The Federal Network Resilience's (FNR) Cybersecurity Performance Management (CPM) Branch was established to collaborate with key government cybersecurity partners to improve the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) reporting process. CPM continually works to improve the quality of security measures and advance the security posture of the federal civilian enterprise.


The CPM is responsible for (1) developing and disseminating FISMA reporting metrics, (2) managing the CyberScope web-based application, and (3) collecting and reviewing federal agencies' cybersecurity data submissions and monthly data feeds to CyberScope. In addition, the Cybersecurity Assurance Program Branch is responsible for conducting cybersecurity reviews and assessments at federal agencies to evaluate the effectiveness of agencies' information security programs.