“The push to convert federal networks, systems and devices to a zero trust security architecture is accelerating, with the release of three new draft guidance documents as part of the White House administration’s push to improve the nation’s cybersecurity.
The documents, including the federal zero trust strategy from the Office of Management and Budget and a zero trust maturity model and cloud security technical reference architecture from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, are meant to provide government agencies with the roadmap and resources required to sustain a multi-year push towards zero trust. That effort is an outgrowth of the cybersecurity executive order signed by President Joe Biden earlier this year.
OMB and CISA released the request for comments on a Tuesday, saying the draft documents were meant ‘to accelerate agencies towards a shared baseline of early zero trust maturity’ while assisting them as they implement zero trust architectures. The effort includes the launch of a joint website from OMB and CISA covering zero trust implementation…” Read the full article here.
Source: White House hits the gas on zero trust – By Chris Riotta, September 7, 2021. FCW.