It is no longer acceptable to rely on incident response protocols, performance assessments of existing systems and one-off reactions to threats without coordination. Increased information sharing is key to staying one step ahead of our adversaries.
One of the crucial elements of India’s defensive capability that remains vulnerable is the OODA loop — observe, orient, decide and act — which is responsible for decision-making during times of crisis.
As adversaries continue to evolve and adapt to benefit from any circumstance, the public sector must adopt secure and modern practices to stay one step ahead and protect the nation’s most secure information.
Balancing productivity with the need to defend national security over a period of upcoming months, if not years, represents a challenge and opportunity as DoD personnel turn to commercially available telework tools.
Classified spillage is a major focus for agencies and contractors that are responsible for protecting our national interests and one of the reasons that led the Department of Defense to establish the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.