The Defense Department, the Intelligence Community and civilian agencies must continue to defend systems and data today as well as prepare for the constant evolution of cyber threats.
The current status of cybersecurity threats and information sharing between the public, private and government sectors is improving. With that said, there is still much work that needs to be done.
Wally Coggins, the director of the IC Security Coordination Center in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has a full plate this year. He says that in the dynamic threat environment, he and his staff are working on three initiatives.
Without a serious effort at automation, the many segments of the cybersecurity response and kill-chain threaten to overwhelm security operations and information security staffs.