Government agencies confront an increasingly hazardous IT security environment. According to the Government Accountability Office, the number of reported security incidents increased by over 650 percent during fiscal years 2006–2010. At the same time, government agencies have widespread deficiencies in security controls, leading to vulnerabilities undetected breaches, and insider fraud.
Continuous monitoring will enable agencies to determine their own security health and compare it to other agencies so they can most cost-effectively apply their resources towards identifying and repairing their security gaps and vulnerabilities.
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