Summary of the January 2022 Memo on Federal Zero Trust Strategy

Given the vast amount of data the United States maintains, the federal government has a unique responsibility to secure its own IT infrastructure to minimize the potential harm from a cyber intrusion. With persistent and inventive threats from bad actors in mind, the Biden Administration announced it is moving toward a Federal Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) by 2024. On January 26, 2022, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memo outlining steps for agencies to take to ensure compliance by the deadline.

The latest insight from DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence summarizes the five pillars of the federal government’s ZTA strategy, as developed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Read more here: Phillip Carrington on Medium.

About the Authors

Phillip Carrington is a Consultant within DayBlink’s Cybersecurity and Financial Transformation Centers of Excellence and is based in the Vienna, VA office.

Justin Whitaker is a Partner and Practice Lead of DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.