Cybersecurity (and aggregating cyber-related data)

If federal agencies want to boost cybersecurity they’ll need to organize data beyond lakes or stores. That’s why the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommended a joint collaborative environment last year.

The Army’s Big Data Platform solves a large portion of the siloed data problem which has plagued not only the service but nearly every corner of the federal cyber workforce.

Drew Malloy, technical director for DISA’s Cyber Development Directorate, said his team must segregate data between real-time systems and the historical stores.

Cybersecurity will need to become a central focus for the Coast Guard and Navy as new war capabilities develop, military officials say.

Cybersecurity has become a data-driven activity. Predicting, responding to, mitigating and post-facto analysis of cybersecurity events all rely on having the applicable data available at the right time. Data itself originates in a variety of…