Kevin Cox: DHS to Launch CDM Data Visualization Dashboard

Jeff Brody
Kevin Cox

The Department of Homeland Security is slated to deploy a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation dashboard that will help agencies visualize data on their cybersecuirity risks and vulnerabilities, Fifth Domain reported Friday. DHS previously issued a $276M contract to ECS Federal to develop the dashboard and is slated to launch the platform in the coming months.

Kevin Cox, CDM manager for DHS, told attendees at the Billington Cybersecurity conference in Washington, D.C., that the department already has a proof-of-concept in place for the dashboard tool. He noted that his team intends to incorporate data analytics, business intelligence and machine learning to ensure that agencies are “getting maximum benefit from their cybersecurity data.”

The CDM program’s key areas of focus for the next fiscal year include high-value assets, enterprise mobility management, cloud security and machine learning, according to Cox.

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