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