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MeriTalk Study: Threat Monitoring & Protection Automation Could Save Federal Govt $5B Annually

A new MeriTalk study estimates the federal government can save up to $5 billion in annual cybersecurity funds through optimized threat monitoring, correlation and protection automation. The report titled “Pedal to the Metal: Mitigating New Threats Faster with Rapid Intel and Automation” is underwritten by Palo Alto Networks and is based on an online survey of …

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OPM Kicks Off Search for New Chief Info Security Officer

The Office of Personnel Management has begun its search for a new chief information security officer as part of its cybersecurity efforts, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the new CISO will report directly to OPM CIO Donna Seymour and oversee the agency’s information technology security policy and security operations …

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DHS to Apply Lockheed ‘Kill Chain’ Method for Internal Network Security

The Department of Homeland Security plans to revamp its internal network security methods by implementing a Lockheed Martin-developed intrusion defense chain mechanism known as a “kill chain,” Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes that kill chain uses predictive analysis of cyber attack behavior and works to deploy countermeasures for stopping an attack at any …

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