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Kevin Cox: CDM Program Helps Pandemic Response Agencies Improve Network Visibility

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Kevin Cox, manager of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, said the program is working with the federal agencies involved in vaccine research and other COVID-19 pandemic response efforts to help them improve their data protection and network visibility.

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Kevin Cox: CDM Program Helps COVID-19 Response Agencies Counter Cyber Attacks

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Kevin Cox, program manager for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, said that having the necessary systems in place has enabled CDM to assist agencies that play a key role in the federal government’s COVID-19 response efforts to fight against cyber attacks during the pandemic. 

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cloud Security, Workforce Diversity Issues Amid COVID-19

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said the agency is addressing operational challenges as the pandemic continues to require telework settings. Krebs told attendees during a recent virtual event that CISA seeks to ensure visibility in server management as agencies utilize cloud migration to handle remote work operations.

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DHS Cyber Agency to Release New Capabilities for CDM Dashboards; Judy Baltensperger Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will begin deploying new capabilities for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation dashboards in April to help federal agencies gain more insight into their cybersecurity posture, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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Kevin Cox: DHS Seeks to Help Agencies Operationalize Data Through CDM Cloud-Based Dashboard

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Kevin Cox, a Department of Homeland Security official, said his team is fielding a cloud-based shared services dashboard as part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to help agencies operationalize their data through visualization, business intelligence and analytics, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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Guy Cavallo: SBA’s Cloud Adoption to Implement CDM Drives Emergence of Cyber Capabilities

Guy Cavallo, deputy chief information officer of the Small Business Administration, told Federal News Network in an interview published Thursday about SBA’s cloud migration experience as part of the implementation of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program.

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Oki Mek: Collecting Logs Could Help HHS Advance Cybersecurity Effort

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to automate its use of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to better detect cyber threats within its network, Fifth Domain reported Thursday. Oki Mek, a senior adviser to HHS Chief Information Officer Jose Arrieta, said he intends to use automation and blockchain technology to gather logs in an effort to “go down deep” within the department’s network.

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Kevin Cox: DHS Provides Agencies Better Network Visibility Through CDM Program

Kevin Cox, a Department of Homeland Security official, said agencies were able to discover 75 percent more devices within their information technology infrastructure using automated tools offered through DHS’ Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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