December 5, 2022
Defense Dept. unveils new strategy as it drives toward fiscal 2027 zero trust implementation target
The Pentagon has unveiled an overarching framework to bolster military components' safeguards against current cybersecurity risks as officials push to implement a zero-trust baseline within the next five years.
Consisting of 45 capabilities and 152 activities, the Defense Department’s zero-trust strategy and roadmap, publicly released Tuesday, lay out pathways for achieving both targeted and advanced levels of cyber defense spanning between fiscal years 2023 and 2027. The document also highlights potential points of acceleration throughout that journey.