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Research: Cyber EO Drives Increased CDM Importance and Initiatives

May 16, 2022

Cyber pros see improved Federal cyber resilience due to the CDM program

Ninety-three percent of Federal and industry Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) stakeholders say the CDM Program has improved Federal cyber resilience in the past year, according to CDM: The Multitool in Your Cyber Kit, a new study from MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT.

Following the release of the May 2021 Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO), government agencies have seen an increase in CDM initiatives such as endpoint detection and response (EDR); network security and management; and asset management. Yet less than one third of Federal cyber professionals would grade their use of and participation in CDM an “A.” There is strong consensus for continued positive change, given the program’s perceived importance to the success of EDR, threat-hunting environments, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) new Binding Operational Directive 22-01. Learn more…

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