Trends Report

Build Security Into Your Network's DNA: The Zero Trust Network Architecture

November 15th, 2012
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John Kindervag
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One of our goals with Zero Trust is to optimize the security architectures and technologies for future flexibility. As we move toward a data-centric world with shifting threats and perimeters, we look at new network designs that integrate connectivity, transport, and security around potentially toxic data. We call this "designing from the inside out." If we begin to do all those things together we can have a much more strategic infrastructure. If we look at everything from a data-centric perspective, we can design networks from the inside out and make them more efficient, more elegant, simpler, and more cost-effective. We designed this report so that security and risk (S&R) leaders can apply concepts of the Zero Trust Model to develop their security architecture and operations strategy.

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