CISA’s "IPv6 Considerations for TIC 3.0" supports federal agencies as they implement Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) network protocol, in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Memorandum (M) 21-07: "Completing the Transition to Internet Protocol Version 6." The "IPv6 Considerations for TIC 3.0" explains the background of IPv6, lists security considerations for the protocol in relation to the TIC 3.0 security capabilities, and provides awareness of IPv6 security features according to TIC
trusted internet connections
The Edge vs. Core - An Increasingly Less Pronounced Distinction in 5G Networks informs stakeholders about how edge computing increases the risks of untrusted components into 5G networks by moving core functions away from traditional network boundaries. The product is intended to provide an overview of edge computing and represents CISA’s analysis of the risks associated with installation of untrusted components into 5G infrastructures.
To keep pace with technological innovation and emerging cybersecurity trends, CISA will continue to produce and update the core guidance through collaboration with agencies and vendors to maintain relevancy. This page houses a repository of draft and deprecated versions of the TIC 3.0 guidance for comparative purposes.
To help secure the .gov during the unprecedented surge in telework, CISA released the TIC 3.0 Interim Telework Guidance document in support OMB Memorandum (M) 20-19 and the surge in teleworking. This document provides security capabilities for remote federal employees securely connecting to private agency networks and cloud environments. CISA recognizes that it is not comprehensive; the scope is limited to scenarios in which teleworkers access sanctioned cloud services.
CISA encourages agencies to read and review the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) homepage and associated guidance for TIC 3.0 as the primary avenue to answer outstanding questions. However, to aid agencies in implementing the guidance, CISA maintains this list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for agencies’ reference.
TIC 3.0 core guidance documents are intended to be used collectively in order to achieve the goals of the program. The documents are additive; each builds on the other like chapters in a book. The final core guidance is available below.
The TIC 3.0 core guidance are sequential in nature and include: