The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative aims to jumpstart cyber careers by placing university graduates in federal agencies.
Because it is based on foundational controls -- finding and patching vulnerabilities, making sure systems are securely configured and monitoring systems for change -- AWARE will go a long way in helping agencies maintain a strong security posture.
By combining the best human talent and technology, agencies can reduce security costs, free up resources and set security teams up for success.
Automated network security can help agencies reduce downtime, enable cost-saving consolidation and make the best use of limited staff resources.
While the cybersecurity mission at the Department of Homeland Security has been steadily expanding, some think the agency may not have the resources to protect federal civilian networks.
Data-intensive criminal and counterintelligence investigations require more cyber tools, greater info-sharing capabilities and a highly skilled staff, FBI Director Christopher Wray told appropriators.
As the mobile threat landscape continues to evolve in a post-perimeter world, smoother acquisition processes and funding for the best possible security must keep pace.
Controlling unauthorized internet-of-things devices that connect to enterprise networks requires a different technical approach than BYOD management because IoT devices often lack authorization and authentication tools.
While large defense contractors typically have robust security measures in place, the smaller and medium-sized companies they subcontract with do not, making them prime targets of nation-state hackers.
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency's High ClaaS (for classified as a service) program encourages development of technologies that would allow highly isolated computing tasks to be run on shared commercial clouds.