Automation Is the Key to Continuous Cybersecurity Compliance 

NextGov: The federal government’s growing use of cloud services and the recent executive order encouraging adoption of cloud service offerings, or CSOs, is putting pressure on agencies and cloud service providers, or CSPs, to continuously monitor and manage those services in order to stay compliant with federal regulations. It’s a tall order. The scale and complexity of maintaining compliance can quickly overwhelm traditional methods of scanning, remediating and reporting vulnerabilities, leaving agencies and CSPs at risk of losing authorization for those services—and, more importantly, putting systems at risk of attack.

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