HHS and Blockchain: Health and Human Services considers automating its use of a Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity program

“The next big innovative project at the Department of Health and Human Services could be automating its use of a Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity program to get a better picture of the entirety of its network.”

“Oki Mek, a senior adviser to HHS CIO Jose Arrieta, said his next goal is to use blockchain technology and automation to collect logs, which are records of events that occur on organizations’ networks, deep inside its network…”

“Mek said the department does a fine job on tracking activities that occur on the perimeter of its network, but needs to improve its security measures deeper inside its network. HHS would be automating DHS’ continuous diagnostics and mitigation program, an program providing tools and monitoring of federal agency networks. When organizations do forensic investigations, they have to “go down deep” into the network, Mek said, checking…” Read the full article here.

Source: Will this agency ‘go down deep’ to secure its network? – By Andrew Eversden, December 5, 2019. Fifth Domain.

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