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October 23, 2021

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Contractors urge OMB to release ‘custom’ zero-trust guidance for software applications

By Sara Friedman / September 27, 2021

The Professional Services Council is asking the Office of Management and Budget to release tailored guidance for software applications and multi-factor authentication, as the White House prepares to roll out its zero-trust strategy.

“A core challenge with a zero trust architecture and existing applications is implementing custom interferences,” PSC said in comments submitted to OMB last week on the White House’s draft zero-trust strategy. “Application owners typically build-in custom interferences (e.g., patches, content). However, requiring a zero trust architecture...

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