Can we improve our cyber security and reduce our cost to government?
The title might suggest I haven’t been reading the headlines in recent weeks. The government shutdown, over spending, budget disputes, and sequestration have delayed some of the major cyber programs that are designed to protect us from cyber attacks. Whether these attacks result in financial fraud, espionage, hactivism, or work disruption they have a cost directly or indirectly on our way of life. But when you get past our near-term political challenges a fundamental question still remains: Can we protect ourselves from cyber attacks in a cost-effective manner? And are we spending wisely?
Here are some elements that need to be in our government cyber security data environment to maximize our investment:
So can we improve our cyber security and reduce our cost to government? Absolutely!
Dave Ulepic, Account Executive DHS Cyber, NetApp U.S. Public Sector
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