Pentagon cyber chief aims to achieve full zero-trust implementation across DOD by 2027

By Sara Friedman / April 25, 2022 at 8:00 AM
The Defense Department is moving aggressively to implement zero-trust architectures across the services and agencies by the end of 2027, according to Pentagon cyber chief David McKeown, who says the move has been accelerated by President Biden's cyber executive order. The Pentagon started transitioning to zero trust prior to release of the EO through the development of the DOD Zero Trust Reference Architecture. The office of the DOD CIO stood up a zero-trust portfolio management office in January led by...

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