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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

Illustrative list of roles

This is an illustrative list of roles impacted by Zero Trust and roles with a clear part to play in the success of Zero Trust, digital, and cloud transformations.

The roles in Table 6.1 may evolve over time, but only minor limited changes are expected:

Role Type


Organizational Senior Leaders

Member of Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Chief Legal Officer (CLO)

Chief Privacy Officer (CPO)

Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Product- and Business-Line Leaders

Communications/Public Relations Director

Adjacent / Ancillary Roles

Human Resources

Business Analysts

Internal Readiness/Training

Internal and External Communications...