The DoD recognizes that implementing zero trust is a continuous and adaptive process that goes well beyond technology and needs to address people, processes, resources, governance, and risk management.
Federal and State Agencies recently received a C- from U.S. Senate investigators on the Homeland Security Committee, failing to implement basic safeguards against cyberattacks and putting millions of Americans’ personal information at risk.
State Department remains silent on whether or not its systems were compromised
December 29, 2020
Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to provide the Senate Foreign Relations Committee details on the extent of the recent Russian-backed SolarWinds cyberattack targeting the State Department along with other federal agencies.
Before introducing any technological solutions, including unique digital IDs and e-service platforms, countries must employ a citizen-first approach and base the strategy on the notion that the new tools are to serve the people and not the other way around.