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Seven ways to modernize a cyber defense program

July 6, 2021
As the complexity of cyberattacks continues to evolve, state and local agency leaders should consider a defense-in-depth approach to protect, prevent, detect, respond to and recover from external and internal attacks, according to a recent industry report. The Public Sector Cyber Defense Guide, produced by the Center for Internet Security (CIS), outlines seven ways organizations can improve their cyber defense program with a defense-in depth strategy that applies layers of controls and mitigations to systems and networks.