MeriTalk: CISA’s Easterly: Visibility, Modernization are Keys to Cybersecurity

“As the Federal government continues to focus on boosting the nation’s cybersecurity hygiene, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly said Nov. 18 that visibility and modernization are the keys to improving the nation’s cybersecurity posture.

At Palo Alto Networks’ Public Sector Ignite conference, Easterly said those are two points she and CISA have been emphasizing in conversations with both Federal and public sector partners…”

“’There’s a lot to do to figure out how we’re going to be able to increase visibility,’ Easterly said. ‘So, we’re doing that through instantiating endpoint detection and response capabilities; we’re doing that through our Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program; we’re leveraging new authorities that we got to allow us to hunt persistently on Federal government networks. … And I think all of that is going to get us in a better place.’…” Read the full article here.

Source: CISA’s Easterly: Visibility, Modernization are Keys to Cybersecurity – By Lamar Johnson, November 23, 2021. MeriTalk.


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