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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

How will AI impact Zero Trust?

AI will accelerate many aspects of Zero Trust because it dramatically improves the security tooling and people’s ability to use it. AI promises to reduce the burden and effort for important but tedious security tasks such as the following:

  • Helping security analysts quickly query many data sources (without becoming an expert in query languages or tool interfaces)
  • Helping writing incident response reports
  • Identifying common follow-up actions to prevent repeat incident

Simplifying the interface between people and the complex systems they need to use for security will enable people with a broad range of skills to be more productive. Highly skilled people will be able to do more of what they are best at without repetitive and distracting tasks. People earlier in their careers will be able to quickly become more productive in a role, perform tasks at an expert level more quickly, and help them learn by answering questions and providing...