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Zero Trust Overview and Playbook Introduction

By : Mark Simos, Nikhil Kumar
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Zero Trust Overview and Playbook Introduction

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By: Mark Simos, Nikhil Kumar

Overview of this book

Zero Trust is cybersecurity for the digital era and cloud computing, protecting business assets anywhere on any network. By going beyond traditional network perimeter approaches to security, Zero Trust helps you keep up with ever-evolving threats. The playbook series provides simple, clear, and actionable guidance that fully answers your questions on Zero Trust using current threats, real-world implementation experiences, and open global standards. The Zero Trust playbook series guides you with specific role-by-role actionable information for planning, executing, and operating Zero Trust from the boardroom to technical reality. This first book in the series helps you understand what Zero Trust is, why it’s important for you, and what success looks like. You’ll learn about the driving forces behind Zero Trust – security threats, digital and cloud transformations, business disruptions, business resilience, agility, and adaptability. The six-stage playbook process and real-world examples will guide you through cultural, technical, and other critical elements for success. By the end of this book, you’ll have understood how to start and run your Zero Trust journey with clarity and confidence using this one-of-a-kind series that answers the why, what, and how of Zero Trust!
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
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Chapter 2: Reading the Zero Trust Playbook Series

Introducing Zero Trust

Zero Trust affects anyone working in any organization that uses any kind of computer, device, or internet technology—which is nearly everyone in business, government, and other organizations today. Zero Trust makes security a business enabler and drives an organization-wide transformation to effectively protect digital business assets.

Earlier is better! Nearly all organizations are already starting on a Zero Trust journey (whether they call it Zero Trust or not). Organizations that start the transformation early and integrate security into cloud technology and digital business practices earlier will experience lower risk and a smoother experience.

The Zero Trust Playbook Series provides detailed role-by-role guidance on the strategy, planning, and execution of Zero Trust to guide you through this journey.

This book kicks off the series and lays the foundation for everything that follows, providing a summary of Zero Trust, how it affects each...