The senior advocate for Decennial Census Response Security and Data Integrity at the Census Bureau said the agency has been testing and improving the online response tool and security architecture for much of the past seven years in preparation for 2020.
There are ways agencies can institutionalize change and take more advantage of data.
Frank Dimina, vice president of Public Sector at Splunk, joined host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to explain why federal agencies should secure their data sets before applying machine learning and artificial intelligence.
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.