Cyber Intelligence Initiative

The Foundations Of Implementing A Zero Trust Architecture

The article below was written by Darren Death, an instructor for IWP’s Cyber Intelligence Initiative

“Zero trust” has gained a lot of attention, and for good reason. Information security architectures have struggled to keep pace with the threat landscape and have not supplied organizations with a successful mechanism to protect itself from external and internal threats. This assertion is well supported by the reports of organizations across industry sectors being breached on a regular basis. These reports tell us that what we have been doing is not working and we need a fresh approach to the problem of information security. Zero trust provides a new way to approach and handle these threats through a holistic approach that does not innately trust any part of the data flow from the end user to where the data resides on its host information system.

Read more at Forbes.com