With the increased network connectivity between agencies, the risk of attack is even higher from injected viruses, disrupted operations and stolen information. The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program provides access to continuous monitoring sensors, diagnosis, mitigation tools, dashboards, and continuous monitoring as a service (CMaaS) to help strengthen networks security posture for federal agencies as well as state and local governments.
Protecting government networks is more paramount than ever. Government networks and systems contain sensitive data on everything from healthcare information to classified documentation. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to safeguard and secure Federal Information Technology networks from cybersecurity threats. The aim of the program is to protect cyberspace environments from cyberattacks that are constantly growing and evolving.
The CDM program is designed to provide network administrators with capabilities and tools that enable them to be constantly aware of the state of their respective networks, understand relative risks and threats, and identify and mitigate flaws at near-network speed. DHS works with its partners across agencies to deploy and maintain these capabilities and tools as listed in the functional areas and present the information in an automated and continuously updated dashboard.
Carahsoft is committed to delivering and implementing reliable and scalable CDM tools to help agencies manage their cybersecurity risks effectively. With over a decade of experience in the cybersecurity industry, we have partnered with leading CDM Approved vendors to enhance the network and system security of government entities.
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