Table of Contents: December 2021


SIGNAL December 2021ZERO TRUST
Humans May Be the Biggest Hurdle to Zero Trust
    Automation is improving, but it’s not there yet. By Robert K. Ackerman

CISA Creating Zero-Trust Playbook for Government
    Agencies may transition slowly to the new security principle. By George I. Seffers

Keylime Provides Root-of-Trust at Scale
    The firmware zero-trust architecture is ready for prime-time, cloud-based deployment. By Kimberly Underwood

Pentagon Ponders Zero Trust Predicament
    ICAM centralization may be the best option.

Zero Trust Brings Flexibility to Launch Enterprise
    The architecture could alter how the U.S. Space Force manages launch ranges.

Applying Zero Trust to 5G Changes Networking
    The two burgeoning technologies may be made for each other.

TACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS
Army Hones On-the-Move Communications

    Commercial technologies form the backbone of new mobile connectivity.

—Losing the Trailer

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIAL
Q&A: The Importance of Dynamic Zero Trust for the DoD

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Named Data Networking and the Future of Combat Communications
By Lt. Col. Ryan Kenny, USA

EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Changes Both Compel and Restrict Zero Trust
By Brig. Gen. Paul Fredenburgh III, USA (Ret.) 

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Recipient of Ciena STEM Teacher Grant Helps Children Learn Coding

ON POINT
Q&A With David Benhaim