Government Technology Insider | December 11, 2018
With Kimberly Baker, RedSeal Senior Vice President and GM Public Sector
The ability to secure federal data, networks, and assets is impacted by the ability of agency cyber leaders to access required technology. They need to continually respond to well-resourced adversaries that are constantly evolving the mechanisms of attack.
Because of the acquisitions process, requests to upgrade existing cyber defenses or acquire the tools that can keep pace with this constantly evolving threat environment can take months if not years. During that time – from request to approval and deployment – critical systems and data are vulnerable to a breach.