Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 6 — Continuous monitoring for Cybersecurity Awareness Month
In this episode, sponsored by Cloudera, FedScoop chats with DHS's Kevin Cox and Cloudera's Simon Elliston Ball.
CDM’s agency cyber risk scores will be relative, at least initially
The scores won't be public, though, "because we know adversaries will be looking to see which agencies are having problems," says Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program manager Kevin Cox.
Companion CDM bill to be introduced in House
The legislation would codify the Department of Homeland Security’s program for monitoring federal networks and require the agency to regularly update continuous monitoring tools.
Integration of app vetting with EMM is still an ’emerging’ option for agencies, report says
App vetting solutions, in particular, vary in their strengths and weaknesses, so it's up to agencies to determine what meets their needs.
CDM deserves more support from Congress, senators say
John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity CDM Act, which would make the program law.
Agencies cite data concerns in slowness to implement CDM
The departments of Energy and Health and Human Services want to take stock of the data they have to determine how best to safeguard the information.