In the face of increasing cyber threats, how can agencies bolster their defenses and measure their efficacy? Uncover insights into this and delve into the strategies fortifying government cyber operations.
Delve into the insights of 200 cybersecurity leaders from across federal agencies dedicated to bolstering cyber defenses, harnessing emerging technologies, and refining best practices.
CYBER FOUNDATIONS REDEFINED
Where foundational and advanced cyber strategies intersect.
As the digital world becomes more complex and interconnected, agencies are revisiting their foundational strategies while simultaneously embracing cutting-edge innovations. The intricate dance between human vulnerabilities, technological solutions, and strategic foresight defines the new era of defensive cyber operations.
The human element remains a considerable vulnerability, with 42% of respondents pinpointing misconfigurations and human error as pivotal challenges that amplify cyber threats.
Agencies recognize the potential of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity, with 26% of respondents valuing its capacity for real-time threat detection and 25% underlining the consequential role of automation in immediate threat mitigation.
Addressing the cyber talent gap is a priority with 36% of respondents considering talent shortages among their biggest challenges, further highlighting the role of AI and automaton in bridging this divide.