Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Program

The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is a dynamic approach to fortifying the cybersecurity of government networks and systems. CDM provides federal departments and agencies with capabilities and tools that identify cybersecurity risks on an ongoing basis, prioritize these risks based upon potential impacts, and enable cybersecurity personnel to mitigate the most significant problems first.

The CDM Program consists of the

  • 132-44 CDM Tools Special Item Number (SIN)
  • CDM Program Tools and Continuous Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) (expires 8/11/2018)

How to Order

How to order through CDM

Our How to Order page has instructions and clarifications for organizations to make CDM Tools SIN purchases.

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Guides and Directives

CDM guides and directives

Our Guides and Directives page has instructions and clarifications for agencies to meet FISMA requirements.

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CDM Capabilities

Discover CDM capabilities

Our Industry Partners

CDM industry partners

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Read our CDM Program FAQs.


What is Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)?

How does the CDM program help protect networks?

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