Live from AUSA: Army Deputy Chief of Staff Says Service to Significantly Scale Up Bring Your Own Device Program

Live from AUSA: Army Deputy Chief of Staff Says Service to Significantly Scale Up Bring Your Own Device Program

Lt. Gen. John Morrison says Army plans to increase BYOD program users to 20,000.
Lt. Gen. John Morrison, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6, Army

The Army has been testing an application that would let its soldiers and civilian employees access the Army’s network through their personal devices. It is ready to scale up from under a thousand users to almost 20,000 employees. Lt. Gen. John Morrison, Army deputy chief of staff, G-6, provides more details on lessons learned from the program’s pilot, associated cybersecurity concerns, and how zero trust principles play a crucial role in securing data access. Morrison also touches on the Army’s new Google Workspace partnership and laying the foundation for DevSecOps.