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Defense IT agency awards contract to build zero trust ‘prototype’ aligned with cyber EO

By Sara Friedman / January 26, 2022

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a $6.8 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton to build the Thunderdome Prototype, a “zero trust security model” to test out the Pentagon’s zero trust architecture over a six-month period.

“The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and the Department of Defense at-large, is amidst a global-power competition in an ever-changing cyber landscape with increasing risks and threats from sophisticated adversaries. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cyber-attack surface has also intensified...


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