Trends Report

Enhance EX With Zero Trust

Business Case: The Zero Trust Security Playbook

July 13th, 2020
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Stephanie Balaouras , David Brodeur-Johnson , Alla Valente , Jinan Budge , Chase Cunningham , Sean Ryan , Chris Sherman , Tyler Brown , Diane Lynch


Forrester’s Zero Trust (ZT) framework is the modern security architecture blueprint for enterprises. Fundamentally, ZT is about moving away from traditional perimeter-based security approaches and embracing a workload-first, data-driven, and identity-aware security model. While ZT improves security, there’s also a hidden benefit: It’s a critical lever to improve employee experience (EX). Security and productivity are fundamental necessities for the modern enterprise; this report provides best practices for IT leaders implementing Zero Trust to simultaneously improve both.

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