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March 29, 2023

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Defense Dept. releases cybersecurity reference architecture designed to meet cyber EO requirements

By Sara Friedman / February 22, 2023

The Pentagon has updated its cybersecurity reference architecture to address mandates from the 2021 cyber executive order with a focus on zero trust and how associated principles can secure Defense Department business operations and national security systems.

Section three of the EO required federal agencies to move toward zero trust and cloud services. President Biden signed a national security memorandum in January 2022 extending those requirements to national security systems. The DOD CSRA was developed by the DOD...

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