“The State Department is actively piloting a Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 use case at an unnamed post, keeping the access point on-site rather than backhauling network data to its headquarters.”
“Advances in cloud computing, encryption and mobility prompted the Office of Management and Budget to release TIC 3.0 guidance in September approving cloud, agency branch office and remote user use cases.”
“Now, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is working with the State Department and several other agencies accessing the cloud from branch offices, with current plans to incorporate lessons learned into that particular use case, said Sean Connelly, TIC program manager at CISA.”
“’We had a pretty tight pilot at the State Department, but then the pandemic happened and we had to slow down some stuff,’ Connelly said on an Advanced Technology Academic Research Center webinar Thursday. ‘We recognize that, so not all pilots are going to end at the same point…’” Read the full article here.
Source: State Department actively piloting TIC 3.0 use case despite coronavirus slowdown – By Dave Nyczepir, April 30, 2020. FedScoop.