Several federal initiatives such as CDM (Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation) and TIC (Trusted Internet Connection) are increasingly becoming similar, in that identical tools and approaches such as Zero Trust can be used to meet multiple federal mandates. This convergence provides an opportunity to reduce complexity while helping agencies improve their security posture and increase IT efficiency.
I recently had the opportunity to host a dynamic discussion among leading IT security and compliance experts at our latest Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup, Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC and Beyond, at 1776 in Crystal City,
This post was contributed by Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer Microsoft Federal, and Diego Lapiduz, Chief Information Security Architect – Azure Government at Microsoft.
Many government customers that are working to optimize security in the cloud have asked for guidance on how to align with the policies set by the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) Initiative.
IT modernization is top of mind for government. While most agencies are leading with cloud for their new applications, many struggle to realize the full value of modernization by moving the majority of their enterprise apps to the cloud and creating new citizen services.
Federal customers that are part of the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) initiative are using Microsoft Azure Government. Any Federal government agencies or departments can leverage Azure Government to build applications and services that comply with the TIC initiative.
What is TIC?