Inside the Pentagon - November 8, 2018

DISA seeking automated defenses, data analytics to boost DOD cybersecurity

November 7, 2018 at 4:20 PM
The Defense Information Systems Agency wants to automate more processes used to protect Defense Department networks from cyberattacks and use data analytics to study intrusions and develop algorithms to identify potential threats. DISA Director Vice Adm. Nancy Norton laid out the agency's cybersecurity goals during its annual forecast to industry this week. DISA needs to reduce its "growth and footprint" in defensive cyberspace operations, Norton said during her opening address. "One way we plan to achieve this is by investing...

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