Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation

Personal CDM data could be used ‘inappropriately’ when integrators are involved

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Third-party contractors are prohibited from using or sharing data collected with CISA in their task orders, but that's no guarantee.

2019 in review: CDM program continues to wait for nod from Congress

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

The program, which the Department of Homeland Security uses to monitor and protect federal networks, is adding more data and connections all the time. Congress enters another year without giving it official legislative authority.

CDM’s agency cyber risk scores will be relative, at least initially

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

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.

Integration of app vetting with EMM is still an ’emerging’ option for agencies, report says

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

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

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 months ago

John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity CDM Act, which would make the program law.

DHS awards $276M contract for CDM dashboard

by Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

The overall purpose, a DHS official said, is to "provide actionable information to allow agencies to 'fix the worst problems first'" across their networks.

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