Air Force's revamped ATO policy aims to deliver greater cybersecurity faster

By Rachel Cohen  
December 4, 2018 at 11:44 AM
Air Force Deputy Chief Information Officer Bill Marion said today the service would release a "fast-track" authority to operate policy within the next week, hoping to deploy more cybersecure capabilities faster instead of remaining beholden to the current ATO process that can last 18 months. The service grants authority to operate when it decides to let a new technology onto its network with an acceptable level of risk. IT reform is a major push in the Air Force right now...

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