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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

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Zero Trust

Change happens whether or not we are ready for it!

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful technology that is introducing disruptive effects across business, technology, security, and society. This technology has been evolving for some time but recently shifted into high gear with the availability of a new generation of generative AI technology.

This chapter provides a summary of AI and its impacts, limitations, and relationship with Zero Trust. Detailed guidance on AI and security for each role is included in each playbook.

This chapter answers these important questions:

  • What is AI?
  • What will the impact of AI look like?
  • What are the limitations of AI?
  • How can we manage AI security risks with Zero Trust?
  • How will AI impact Zero Trust?

Let’s start with the first basic question regarding what AI is.