Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
CGI wins $276M deal to develop CDM shared services platform for smaller agencies
CGI won a six-year, $267 million task order to complete the work for CISA.
DHS employees might not know what personal information CDM collects or when it happens
Correcting inaccuracies and errors is another privacy risk, according to a department assessment.
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.