Almost half of federal government employees engaged in some form of situational telework in 2018, with drastically varying levels of remote access infrastructure between agencies. The COVID-19 public health emergency has exponentially increased the number of teleworkers and pushed agency networks and remote systems to capacity. By implementing a zero trust architecture, federal agencies can adapt to heavily remote workforces, support existing infrastructures, and enhance security all at once.
WHY ZERO TRUST?
Technological advancements and workforce transformations have dissolved the traditional security perimeter. The movement of critical assets to the cloud and the rise of telework mean ever-expanding perimeters for federal agencies to defend. Transitioning to a zero trust architecture improves security posture, enables continuity of operations, and augments digital transformation.
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