Inside the Pentagon’s new zero-trust policy | Guest Steve Judd

Venafi solutions architect Steve Judd talks about the recent directive from the Pentagon that a zero-trust policy be implemented at the Department of Defense in the next four years. Is this a workable deadline? What are the hurdles to be jumped? Judd also tells me what a solutions architect does and why he thinks it’s the most fun job in cybersecurity.

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0:00 – Pentagon’s zero-trust policy and DoD
2:22- How did you get into cybersecurity?
5:10 – Cybersecurity solution architect work
9:05 – Scope of zero-trust policy
16:00 – Getting ahead of the zero-trust policy
17:49 – What skills do zero-trust make mandatory?
19:37 – New jobs via zero-trust
23:44 – DevOps and DevSecOps
28:48 – Areas of studies to emphasize
31:00 – Things not to study in cybersecurity
38:00 – What is Venefi
40:05 – Learn more about Steve Judd
40:36 – Outro

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