DOD developing 'zero-trust' cloud security guidance for eventual transition to JEDI

October 17, 2019 at 2:49 PM
The Defense Department is developing guidance for securely connecting national security systems and other devices to the pending Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure commercial cloud environment using a "zero trust" security framework, according to a defense official. DOD has completed a draft version of "cloud deployment security guidance," according to Paul Jacob, cybersecurity architect and "lead DOD zero trust architect" within the office of the DOD chief information officer. "We are assuming that moving to the cloud is no safer than...

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