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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

Changes come faster in the digital age

Massive change is not new, but today’s speed and scale of change are new. There are plenty of historical precedents for this level of change—the printing press spread new ideas that challenged long-established structures of power and religion, the advent of the scientific method transformed how we see (and control) the physical world around us, the rise of democracies transformed the role of governments around the world, and the Industrial Revolution and the assembly line transformed business models, products, cities, lifestyles, careers, and more. The digital age is a similar disruptive trend that has introduced both instant global access to information and the ability to change business models globally (and create new ones) in a matter of weeks, days, and sometimes even hours. Constant change defines the digital age.

We now live in a world where a lot of work can be done anywhere, and our top challenges are information overload...