Can zero trust be done in the cloud? NSA will hack cloud vendors to find out

By Audrey Decker / January 20, 2023 at 4:08 PM
Starting this spring, “red team” hackers from the National Security Agency, and potentially hackers from the military services, will attack four Pentagon cloud service providers’ zero-trust systems in each of the companies' cloud infrastructures. Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft and Oracle, the four vendors awarded a contract for the Defense Department’s up-to-$9-billion multicloud environment, will be tested to determine “whether or not we could do zero trust in the cloud,” according to Randy Resnick, the director of the DOD’s zero-trust...

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