Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
Personal CDM data could be used ‘inappropriately’ when integrators are involved
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
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
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
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.
DHS awards $276M contract for CDM dashboard
The overall purpose, a DHS official said, is to "provide actionable information to allow agencies to 'fix the worst problems first'" across their networks.