The upheaval brought about by the COVID19-induced transition to a full or partly remote workforce for most businesses also spawned a new wave of security concerns, particularly for enterprises.
- Is the user who they say they are?
- Do they have access to the right applications?
- Is their device secure?
- Is their device trusted?
How a Zero Trust Model Provides Heightened Security for Remote Work
Unlike perimeter security, the zero trust model grants permission to trusted users and applications, and can handle the new vulnerabilities brought by both remote work and IoT devices. Security teams with complex networks and workforces have sometimes struggled with the new direction and necessary changes in existing architecture needed to implement a zero trust model. For companies facing those challenges, bringing in an experienced zero trust partner can make the process less cumbersome
Zero Trust Security for Your Network is
Security teams have become comfortable with the perimeter based, traditional security model, and change is not only uncomfortable, it is complex. However, implementing a zero trust architecture doesn’t need to be difficult or cumbersome. Zero trust is actually an augmentation to your existing architecture, not a complete overhaul. It can be introduced in iterations, and combine seamlessly with your existing architecture.
Looking at the move to a zero trust security model as a process driven journey makes it less daunting. Critical steps in this step by step journey include establishing user trust, gaining full visibility into devices, and enabling secure access to necessary apps. There are other essential steps that cannot be missed, and each necessary step has its own secondary layer of necessary steps. It is complicated, but not impossible, and establishing a comprehensive plan for implementing a zero trust model eliminates the possibility of missteps. Infinite Technology Solutions has already developed this plan, and you can download our Zero Trust Implementation Guides to help create a step by step process for securing your network.