Black Kite Added to the Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program's Approved Products List (CDM APL)
BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Kite, the leader in third-party cyber risk intelligence, today announced that it has been added to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program’s approved products list (APL) under the risk assessment capabilities. The inclusion of Black Kite’s solution strengthens national cybersecurity by empowering federal agencies with enhanced capabilities to safeguard critical assets.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) CDM Program is a fundamental pillar of the federal government's cybersecurity strategy, aimed at assisting agencies in identifying, managing, and mitigating cyber risks. By deploying robust cybersecurity tools through the CDM APL, agencies gain the ability to proactively identify and address threats, fortifying their resilience against evolving cyber threats. The availability of Black Kite’s third-party risk intelligence solution will aid federal agencies in identifying and defending against the ever-evolving cyber threats, ensuring the protection of critical systems, data, and operations.
“Black Kite’s inclusion signifies its excellence in risk assessment and its alignment with the program's core principles of continuous monitoring and proactive cyber defense,” said Tony Monell, vice president public sector at Black Kite. “Our platform's capabilities will continue to empower public agencies to detect and neutralize threats effectively, while bolstering their cybersecurity resilience. With this approval, we reaffirm our commitment to helping federal agencies stay one step ahead of our adversaries."
Black Kie has undergone rigorous evaluation and testing to meet the stringent criteria set by the CDM Program. Key features that propelled Black Kite's approval into the CDM APL include:
Black Kite’s Cyber Risk Continuous Monitoring is available through immixGroup’s GSA MAS Contract GS-35F-0511T, NASA SEWP Contract NNG15SC16B, NCPA Contract 01-137, Equalis Contract COG-2139B, MHEC Contract MHEC-03012022-IM.
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