- Rather than assuming that everything behind the corporate firewall is secure, the zero trust model assumes security breaches and scans every request as if it came from an open network
- The approach relies on various existing technologies and governance processes to accomplish its mission to secure the company’s IT environment
The USA Cybersecurity Implementing Ordinance Signed by President Joe Biden on May 25th, 2021, calling on the US federal government to introduce a “zero trust architecture”. The Zero Trust Network or Zero Trust Security Model was developed by John Kindervag in 2010 and now, 11 years later, CIOs, CISOs, and other corporate executives are increasingly implementing it as the pressure to protect corporate systems and data increases.
To put things in perspective there was at least 2,354 ransomware attacks through local governments, health facilities, and schools in the US last year. Although estimates vary …