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September 17, 2021

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Industry stakeholders: Federal ‘maturity model’ approach moves government toward better security

By Sara Friedman / September 8, 2021

The use of maturity models to improve event logging and move to zero trust will help federal agencies focus on high value assets, while continuing to make improvements over time, according to industry leaders who commented on a new strategy released Tuesday.

Before the issuance of OMB directives, individual agencies were working on their own to beef up security internally, McAfee Enterprise’s Kent Landfield said. The new maturity models “tell all of the agencies the minimums of what we expect...

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