Yes, your know-it-all brother-in-law talking about Zero Trust Security models isn’t just making stuff up. It’s a thing. The Zero Trust Security model, also known as Zero Trust Architecture, is an approach to the strategy, design, and implementation of IT systems.

The main idea behind this system is “Never trust, always verify”. Which means that users and devices should not be trusted by default. Even if they are connected to a permissioned network. It’s emerging now as people think more about the   possibility of a terrorist attack on our technological systems. It’s marked by requiring people to establish strong identity verification, validating device compliance prior to granting access, and ensuring least privilege access to only explicitly authorized sources.

I know, that’s a mouthful. At the same time, zero trust security systems are emerging, trust is…

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