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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

Factor one – clear strategy and plan

To ensure everyone is on the same page and moving in the same direction, it’s critical to have a clear strategy and plan to coordinate these efforts. This must be agile, must account for any unique aspects of your organization, and must be integrated into the organization’s operating model to sustain it and keep it on track.

Good news! You found this book series, which is designed to help you with building a clear strategy and plan!

This book series is structured into reference playbooks designed to guide each role on their part to play in Zero Trust. It includes the reference models, architectures, models, and strategies you need to pull this off. The playbooks include examples of how to integrate Zero Trust into different industries and organizational operating models and how to structure your Zero Trust operating model.

Tailoring the playbook to your organization and defining clear progress metrics will create clarity...