DOD looks to 'zero trust' as cloud security concerns persist

By Justin Doubleday / February 20, 2020 at 5:05 PM
The Defense Department's cloud computing applications face approximately 10,000 "serious cyberattacks" on a weekly basis, according to a DOD official, who said the department needs the commercial sector's help in shifting to a better cloud security model. DOD still relies upon a legacy "defense-in-depth" cybersecurity model largely geared toward preventing cyberattacks through techniques and tools like firewalls, intrusion detection, log data, and analytics, according to John Hale, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency's cloud portfolio office. "For the most...

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