In May 2018, the Federal CIO Council Services, Strategy, and Infrastructure Committee asked ACT-IAC to evaluate the technical maturity, availability for procurement, and important issues related to potential federal agency adoption of zero trust cybersecurity. Zero trust approaches could radically transform and improve cybersecurity and data protection and sharing. And, the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract could provide the means for agencies to acquire those capabilities. The project began with market research, presentations and demonstrations, and evaluation of the underlying trust algorithms. The report was completed on April 18, 2019. Click here to read the report.
Current and Upcoming Projects and events
- The next phase of the Zero Trust Cyber project will be led by the Cyber COI and will develop a playbook based on modernization efforts occurring within agencies and the security layer that includes a Zero Trust approach. This would allow agencies to get more comfortable with the concepts of Zero Trust and see that it is being actively deployed in organizations successfully.
- ACT-IAC Paper entitled "Zero Trust Cybersecurity Current Trends"