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What is Zero Trust Security?


Zero trust security is a cybersecurity strategy that treats all network traffic as if it is untrusted and requires verification before granting access.

It is based on the principle that organizations should not automatically trust any user or device, regardless of whether they are inside or outside the network perimeter. In a zero trust environment, every user and device must be authenticated and authorized before they can access network resources. This approach helps to protect against cyber threats such as data breaches, malware infections, and other forms of cyber attacks.

It is especially useful for organizations that handle sensitive data or have a large number of remote users, as it helps to prevent unauthorized access to network resources.

Some of the benefits of zero trust security include:

However, not everything is sunshine and roses. Some potential hazards or challenges of implementing zero trust security include:

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Posted: 2023-01-03
By: dwirch
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