Getting to zero trust: The Pentagon’s effort to put data security first in 2023
By Breaking Defense , December 22nd, 2023
WASHINGTON — With the leak of hundreds of classified documents and a new zero trust strategy, the Pentagon became laser focused on getting the implementation of the security concept right this year.
Zero trust means rather than letting users who pass security checks have free reign over a network, there would be continual checks to make sure each user is allowed to access different information. Essentially, under zero trust, networks are always assumed to be compromised.