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WINNER: Overall Best In Show at 2014 AFCEA® Cyber Conference Solutions Trail
In a 2014 survey by SolarWinds and Market Connections, federal government and military IT professionals stated that their biggest cybersecurity threats are people both malicious external attackers and clueless insiders. So how do Federal IT Pros prevent activity that can put their agencies security at risk and address these living cybersecurity threats when human behavior is out of their
control? Implementing continuous monitoring solutions can help federal agencies safeguard against human error and quickly identify vulnerabilities, compliance issues and other threats by automatically collecting data and reporting on the performance, availability and security posture of an IT infrastructure. While continuous monitoring of the performance of networks, applications, servers, and
more will not stop hackers from attempting to infiltrate a network or stop careless employees from accidental blunders, it can provide a first line of defense and critical insight into how the IT infrastructure is impacted. In this session you will learn: " The top cybersecurity threats plaguing agencies today and their sources " The types of continuous monitoring tools and technologies that can be leveraged by both IT operations and information security simultaneously to quickly detect and mitigate threats " How to overcome common obstacles and frustrations agencies face when implementing continuous monitoring solutions and what benefits they see upon implementation.