In the next stage of CDM, Dimina says, agencies will realize more value from the data they gather, analyzing for threat hunting and active cyber response.
Juliana Vida, the chief technical advisor public sector for Splunk, said there is hope and there is opportunity, both of which can be found in the data.
Adilson Jardim, the area vice president for public sector engineering at Splunk, explains why data is the key to making AI work in agencies.
Vince Urias, a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, said the HADES programs creates a fake environment where cyber defenders can lure hackers and better understand their techniques.
Gary DePreta, the area vice president for defense, intelligence and aerospace at Splunk, said many of these challenges can be reduced if agencies and organizations better understand the data around their cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
As the FBI looks to move to the cloud and share data more easily, the agency says it has the funding it needs to hire data experts across all 56 of its field offices.
Adilson Jardim, the area vice president for Splunk Public Sector Sales Engineering, said agencies can increase visibility into their networks and ensure apps are secure by implementing the agile methodology.
The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department held an industry day to explain how the new process under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program would work.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology released its final version of Special Publication 800-160. Federal cyber officials say they want the guide to not only strengthen cyber defenses, but start a national dialogue about the growing Internet of Things.
Monzy Merza, the director of cyber research and chief security evangelist for Splunk, makes the case for agencies to invest in training and educating its cyber workforce as much as tools and automation.