The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)  is a critical component of the government’s cybersecurity posture. Government agencies and organizations need to both understand and align with the CDM requirements.

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The overarching goal for the CDM DHS is to strengthen cybersecurity practices and posture for government networks and data by focusing on key questions in each CDM phase. 

Phase 1 Phase 1: WHAT IS ON THE NETWORK?

 

Phase 2

Phase 2: WHO IS ON THE NETWORK?

 

Phase 3

Phase 3: WHAT IS HAPPENING ON THE NETWORK?

 

Phase 4

Phase 4: HOW IS DATA PROTECTED?

 

As noted by homeland security, The CDM approach is consistent with guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and helps meet federal reporting requirements, including many FISMA mandates.

 

WHAT IS ON THE NETWORK

In Phase 1, cybersecurity professionals must identify what is on (Read more...)