Zero trust implementation: Plan, then execute, one step at a time


82% of cybersecurity professionals have been working on implementing zero trust last year, and 16% should be on it by the end of this year.

The challenges of zero trust implementation

You’ve probably heard it before: zero trust is not a single product, but a security strategy that follows the principle of “never trust, always verify”. As such, it requires a customized approach, which can be quite complicated and might require additional staff.

Implementing zero trust means an overall change in technology and architecture, and doing it one step at the time. Legacy systems that were not designed to operate within a zero-trust framework might require different security measures or possibly require replacement, resulting in additional expenses.

Due to its high costs, the implementation of zero trust may encounter obstacles set by executive stakeholders.

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