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Disrupting the kill chain

End points – smart phones, tablets, notebook PCs, even desktop PCs – form employees’ entry points to networks, applications and data. The rise in remote working and teleworking has made end points particularly attractive to cyber hackers, especially using ransomware attacks delivered through phishing campaigns.

The Defense Innovation Unit whittled its search for new or innovative cyber technologies from 20 options to six, testing two bleeding edge cyber tools to improve the security at the endpoints.

The cyber agency is rolling out shared tools for agencies to secure their employees’ mobile devices, applications and web browsing.

For an enterprise service provider like the Defense Information Systems Agency, mass telework means serving the needs of not only internal employees but external offices.