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Cloud Cover: Protecting Networks With Built-In Cybersecurity

George Thomas (Creative Commons license)

Despite mandates to standardize data, expand mobility initiatives, and defend IT systems from attack, technology budgets have been cut overall for the next fiscal year. Cloud computing is increasingly viewed as a solution to the challenges of a difficult budget environment, but it can also be a powerful tool for cyber readiness. As federal systems increasingly operate in the cloud, the integration of built-in monitoring capabilities may provide greater control and help to replace outdated security procedures.

Download this GBC issue brief to learn:

  • How Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) can become more effective through the application of cloud computing
  • How consolidating systems infrastructures in the cloud can simplify technological management
  • How cloud services can give agencies a more holistic view of their assets, and enable smarter decision-making

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