Corporations and government agencies have become more and more committed to securing their internal networks against threats from external adversaries and compromised internal “trusted” personnel. These come by mandates from corporate CISOs, through compliance requirements and even from the US President through executive orders such as executive order 14028 put in place by President Biden on May 12, 2021.
The DoDIN directive goals are to improve the security posture of information systems and networks by ensuring that a baseline set of rules and procedures are provided to owners of these systems.
The growing threat of advanced cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure presents a unique challenge for the DoD (Department of Defense). SDN and other virtualization approaches have introduced unprecedented levels of security control to the management of servers and storage. Still, the physical layer of patch panels, cables, and connection points have been invisible to software.
Two key points on enhanced security that we will expand on are Zero Trust Security Framework and Configuration Management.
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