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Zero Trust Strategies for DoD Compliance

As today's dominant security paradigm, zero trust moves cybersecurity defenses away from network-based security perimeters toward individual resources like user identities and devices. For defense contractors, adopting a zero-trust strategy also represents an opportunity to modernize IT operations, overcome technical debt, and accelerate compliance readiness.

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Designing Systems for Security and Compliance.

Zero trust architecture (ZTA) is the dominant security philosophy for stopping breaches in today’s modern work environment. For companies in the Defense Industrial Base, it also presents an opportunity to accelerate compliance readiness and overcome the burden of technical debt.

Steel Root specializes in building information systems based on zero-trust principles to meet the safeguarding requirements found in DFARS 252.204-7012 and the emerging CMMC program.

This resource outlines practical strategies and considerations for organizations to adopt a zero trust strategy for security and compliance, covering topics such as:

– What is Zero Trust?
– The Benefits of a Cloud-First Approach
– Zero-Trust Strategies for DoD Compliance
– Zero Trust and Compatibility with NIST Requirements
– Federal Mandates for Implementing Zero Trust Architecture
– Applying Zero Trust Principles to Remove Technical Debt
– Does Zero Trust Really Mean Zero?
– How to Get Started with Zero Trust for DoD Compliance