New York City wants to implement zero-trust security across government

StateScoop: Following a successful internal rollout, New York City’s cybersecurity agency wants to pursue the citywide adoption of a zero-trust security architecture across a government with more than 100 agencies and more than 325,000 employees.

New York City Cyber Command last week published a request for information seeking input from potential vendors who may eventually help the city move its vast computer systems to a zero-trust model, in which security is implemented at every layer of a network, instead at just the perimeter, and every endpoint is treated as potentially hostile. The approach is also designed to limit users’ access only to materials relevant to their roles.

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