TIC 3.0 Interim Telework Guidance

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 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. It is broadly supportive of a wide spectrum of architectural implementations including:

  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) users,
  • Virtual Desktop Interfaces (VDI), and
  • Zero Trust environments.

The guidance offers service providers with a sample template to reference when mapping their capabilities with the TIC 3.0 telework capabilities.

The guidance is not a use case nor an overlay and is not considered a component of the TIC 3.0 core guidance documents. The guidance is short-term for Calendar Year 2020 and is expected to be incorporated into a Remote User Use Case later.

Additional information regarding the TIC program is available on the program's CISA web page.

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