In theory, a cloud-based security solution should provide the necessary flexibility and scalability. However, many so-called cloud solutions were not designed for the cloud but instead retrofitted for it, relying on script languages to provide automated capabilities.
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The federal government’s sudden, widespread transition to a remote work environment has highlighted the importance of its decision to make policy decisions that remove barriers to cloud adoption.
When the COVID-19 crisis forced many federal employees to start working from home, agency IT leaders found themselves in a new environment — employee living rooms. They quickly realized that while their business continuity plans address key issues around connectivity, security at this scale has proven to be something of an afterthought.
Concerns over the risk to federal networks from supply chain threats have led to a slew of new government measures over the past two years aimed at mitigating this risk.
What starts as massive amounts of disparate data is quickly transformed into useful, relevant information, delivered to a dashboard.
Government networks are targets of constant cyberattacks, putting data and availability at risk. To strengthen defenses, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established the CDM Program.
The Small Business Administration is challenging the government’s conventional approach to cybersecurity and has managed to simplify operations, reduce costs and improve visibility on its network.
Federal agencies are moving full steam ahead with cloud adoption — backed by a suite of new policy changes aimed at removing barriers to cloud procurement, security and workforce challenges.
In response to network security challenges, the Department of Homeland Security created the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, or CDM, program. The CDM Program is organized into four distinct phases designed to address each layer of agency cybersecurity. We’re tackling Phase 4.
As part of the expanding Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, the Homeland Security Department (DHS) plans to bring on another 30 employees to evaluate, monitor and standardize cybersecurity capabilities across agencies.