The federal government is getting closer to rolling out its Trusted Internet Connection 3.0 policy, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is laying the groundwork for agencies to begin using the program.
Chase Cunningham, Forrester Research vice president and principal analyst serving security and risk professionals, said he has seen nearly triple the attention paid to zero trust at agencies since this time last year.
NIST computer scientist Scott Rose said the publication is meant to help generate a “conceptual framework” for agencies and cybersecurity experts to apply zero trust principles within their enterprise.
The last year has been transformative for federal cybersecurity. Amid the ongoing government wide initiative to achieve zero-trust, all agencies strove to bolster their defenses. On the other hand, adversaries continued to advance malicious cyber efforts.
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