Gary DePreta, the area vice president for defense, intelligence and aerospace at Splunk, said many of these challenges can be reduced if agencies and organizations better understand the data around their cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Red Hat and other open source companies work closely with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) using the secure content automation (SCAP) protocol to automate security controls, the General Services Administration’s 18F organization on configuration lockdown.
Brad Montgomery, the director of presales engineering for Dell EMC, said hackers are attacking public and private sector organizations for their data more aggressively than ever.
Chris Townsend, the vice president of federal for Symantec, said it’s time for agencies to drive that complexity out of their cybersecurity environment and move to a more standard approach.
Tom Topping, the senior director of strategic programs for FireEye, said agencies need to understand their risks and use cyber threat intelligence to better mitigate them.
Paul Battaglia, the vice president of federal sales for Blackberry, said agencies need extra layers of security to protect mobile devices and the data that resides on them.
Dan Carayiannis, the director of public sector for RSA, said there is an emerging concept across both the public and private sectors where organizations are focusing on digital risk management.
David Wray, the chief technologist at Micro Focus Government Solutions, said agencies could find savings quickly by consolidating contracts and/or moving to consumption based buying. When Congress passed the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act in…
Dennis Reilly, the vice president of federal sales for Gigamon, said agencies should focus on people, process and technology to address cyber challenges.
Bob Stevens, the vice president of public sector for Lookout, said agencies need to understand the potential risks and threats against their mobile ecosystem.
Steve Harris, the senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC Federal, said agencies need to give their workforce better, more secure technologies.
Keith Salisbury, the senior director of federal sales for Pivotal, said leadership is key to build software at startup speed.
Laura Grant and David Vernon, both of SAP, say agencies need to adopt innovation platforms, not just new technology.
Chris Townsend, the vice president of federal at Symantec, said the IT modernization initiative opens the door for agencies to relook at how they protect their systems and data.