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Defense Cyber Security Adapts to a World in Which Data Is the New Endpoint

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is the largest employer in the world with approximately 3.4 million employees. Those employees operate more than four million endpoint devices inside more than 500 cloud initiatives currently underway across the department.

That is a long way of saying the DOD is big, and its challenge to secure those endpoints is even bigger.

The Defense Information Systems Agency has begun creating a solution, the simply named Endpoint Security Solutions(ESS) program, which looks to create an integrated set of capabilities that can “detect, deter, protect and report on cyber threats” across all department networks.

Read more at Symantec

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