Enterprises are scrambling to deploy zero trust security

VentureBeat

Louis Columbus

Record levels of ransomware, supply chain attacks, and breaches of various types are motivating organizations to prioritize “zero trust” security in 2021.

Zero trust is a strategic initiative that helps prevent successful data breaches by eliminating the concept of trust from an organization’s network architecture. Zero trust is not about making a system trusted; it is about eliminating trust entirely.

The unrelenting pace of breach attempts and cyberattacks continues to accelerate, making zero trust-based adoption increasingly urgent for enterprises, according to a recent survey of cybersecurity professionals. Eighty percent of organizations say they are planning to implement zero trust security in less than 12 months; 83% agree that zero trust is strategically necessary for their ongoing business. Additionally, the Department...

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