WASHINGTON – The telework environment caused by the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated conversations about implementing zero-trust network architectures at the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). C4ISRnet reports. Continue reading original article
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19 Aug. 2020 -- In recent weeks, several top IT officials have said on virtual events that their departments are discussing concrete steps to move toward zero-trust architectures and away from using the phrase as just buzzword for cyber security.
Zero-trust is a network architecture that inherently distrusts the user and continuously verifies the identity of the user accessing data.
Conversations about implementing zero-trust network architectures have been facilitated in part by the hundreds of thousands of DOD employees using the department’s remote collaboration platform, known as the Commercial Virtual Remote Environment, which has enabled DOD employees to remain productive while they work remotely outside the Pentagon.
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