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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 two – security mindset and culture shifts

It’s critical to establish or reinforce key mindsets and cultural elements to shift security expectations and habits for stakeholders and roles across the organization. These go beyond the literal plan and create an invisible human fabric that helps everyone make similar decisions. This also helps people feel like they are on a common mission and work better together as they figure out this new world.

You can make partial progress on Zero Trust without the organization completely adopting these mindsets, but you will face greater organizational friction each step of the way. The effort will be slower, costlier, and less effective.

This section defines patterns of repeatable behaviors that lead to Zero Trust success and security agility. These patterns help guide organizations through cultural change and adapting to a Zero Trust culture by driving the right mindsets and cultural elements. Each of the following patterns...