Where do agencies go now post-cyber sprint?

The Office of Management and Budget just posted the latest data from its 30-day cyber sprint. Alan Paller of the SANS Institute and a task force of industry experts offer their insight on what are the next steps agencies should be taking to improve their cybersecurity.

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