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Robert Schofield, a Senior Solutions Architect for NetCentrics, and Thomas Cook, a Senior Systems Engineer for NetCentrics, recently published an article in Cyber Defense Magazine. Titled How consistent security reporting in government could prevent the next WannaCry exploit, the article explores the concept of data aggregation as a means to improved cybersecurity in the federal space. Robert and Thomas explain that the abundance of tools results in an equal abundance of information, which isn’t always consistent when compared to data collected from other tools.
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