CDM’s ‘delicate dance’ helping coronavirus agencies fend off cyberattacks

FedScoop: The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program has successfully helped agencies central to the federal coronavirus response fend off opportunistic cyberattacks because it already had the necessary mechanisms in place, the program’s director said.

CDM Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense (DEFEND) task orders were designed to assist agencies with incident understanding and accelerating development of the program’s capabilities when needed.

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