Zero Trust: Transforming Cybersecurity– Many Paths to the Goal of Zero Trust

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Zero Trust (ZT) potentially transforms DoD Cybersecurity. ZT is a cybersecurity strategy wherein security policy is applied based on context established through least-privileged access controls and strict user authentication—not assumed trust.


As the DOD explains in its roadmap, “there is one destination (zero trust) with many paths.” To that end, DOD’s Zero Trust strategy details 45 capabilities that support target level and advanced level Zero Trust. Current and future cyber threats and attacks drive the need for a Zero Trust approach that goes beyond the traditional perimeter defense approach. The Department intends to implement distinct Zero Trust capabilities and activities as outlined in the strategy and associated Roadmap by FY27 and Advanced Zero Trust thereafter.


Come join Ms. Gale to hear how to protect data and reduce the risk of data breaches and cyberattacks.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Ms. Jacqueline Gale

Ms. Gale is the Zero Trust PfMO, Division Chief for Architecture and Technical Capabilities.   She champions Zero Trust across the DoD, applying innovation and collaborative techniques for strategic synergies to unify stakeholders.   Ms. Gale’s federal career began in boots, first as a cryptologist with INSCOM in S. Korea, and then as a system analyst with the NSA in Bad Aibling Germany. She completed her Masters in Cryptography while working for the Director of Naval Intelligence (N2) which whom she also deployed as a DoD civilian to engineer the Tomahawk Command and Control System (TC2S) for US Navy Fifth Fleet, 2005-2009.  She later deployed with the DoD Expeditionary Civilian Workforce as J6 for CJTF Paladin in Bagram, Afghanistan and JOB-A in Kabul Afghanistan.   Among her awards, Ms. Gale is the proud recipient of the 2023 Secretary of Defense Spirit of Service Award, recognizing her most recent 10 years of exemplary civilian service. 

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Thu, Feb 15, 2024, 1:00pm ET

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