Pentagon to release 'zero trust' cybersecurity strategy this year

By Justin Doubleday / April 23, 2021 at 1:20 PM
The Pentagon will release a strategy to guide the move toward what the Defense Department's top IT official says is a "pivotal" shift in network security, as officials are also warning against vendors hawking holistic "zero trust" technologies. During the Billington CyberSecurity Defense Summit, acting DOD Chief Information Officer John Sherman said his office will publish a zero trust strategy "later this year." DOD officials say recent hacking campaigns like SolarWinds, while unsuccessful in breaching military networks, have spurred the...

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