OMB issues memo outlining final zero trust strategy with requirements on identity solutions

By Sara Friedman / January 26, 2022 at 10:44 AM
The White House Office of Management and Budget has released a memorandum outlining the government's strategy for moving agencies to using zero trust, which includes a focus on multifactor authentication and industry cybersecurity standards that go beyond personal identity verification. “This memorandum sets forth a Federal zero trust architecture (ZTA) strategy, requiring agencies to meet specific cybersecurity standards and objectives by the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 in order to reinforce the Government’s defenses against increasingly sophisticated and persistent...

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