We’ve heard a lot about Zero Trust over the years, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic moved the buzz word abruptly to the forefront. In part, due to the rapid increase in demand for digital workplaces for remote work, and in part to a rapidly evolving threat landscape, the topic quickly captured C-Suite mindshare.

The greatest challenge is to protect the company and its assets against growing cyber-crime and to limit the risks associated with the steep rise in exposure points in information systems.

The solution is a significant shift in approach, one where organizations must verify any access request to its systems before granting access. This approach – called a zero-trust network – is built upon five fundamental design principles and to implement it organizations need time and usually external support, often following a common 4-stage approach

#Blog by our experts Wolfgang Schwab and Ollie ODonoghue

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  • Wolfgang Schwab has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. In his role as Principal Consultant at PAC, he is in charge of infrastructure-related products and IT services.

Wolfgang Schwab

Wolfgang Schwab has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. In his role as Principal Consultant at PAC, he is in charge of infrastructure-related products and IT services.