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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

Making it real

This section shows how our friends at Acme Bank (who we met in Chapter 8, Adoption with the Three-Pillar Model) formed their top priorities for their roles and teams by applying the Zero Trust Playbook Series.

Acme recognizes that Zero Trust is a long-term initiative but wants Zero Trust now! Acme is taking an agile approach where each team is getting started immediately on the top priorities while building more detailed and complete plans based on the playbooks. Acme expects the teams will have to adjust their priorities and plans as the environment changes and they learn, but they aren’t waiting to get started on Zero Trust.

Acme Bank held a Zero Trust kickoff meeting with the bank’s leadership and other leaders and stakeholders from across technology and security teams. The group discussed business and Zero Trust priorities, identifying top priorities for each team in the bank to get started on immediately. Each team is prioritizing Zero Trust...