The federal government will spend about $10 billion on Cybersecurity in fiscal year 2013. That number could grow to $13 billion in fiscal year 2014. For most federal agencies, Cybersecurity is one hot-button issue that will not soon disappear. Determining what to defend against will play a large role in how much money the government must allocate toward Cybersecurity.
Until recently, most government organizations have focused on manual and periodic monitoring and reporting for security management. This strategy was primarily driven by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), which had limited effectiveness in securing data despite the expense . . .