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Using Zero Trust To Kill The Employee Password

Secure Workforce Access With Stronger Authentication Methods

March 2, 2020


Why Read This Report

Passwords are easy pickings for cybercriminals and the culprit behind many cyberattacks. Administrative costs and user productivity losses add insult to injury. So why are so many organizations still password-centric? Both business and technical obstacles, such as legacy systems and partner requirements, conspire to keep organizations hooked on passwords. This report compares authentication methods in use in today's organizations and offers steps to help S&R pros ditch the password for good and adopt a Zero Trust approach to authentication.

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Table of Contents

  • Passwords Are More Insecure Than Ever
  • Chart A Course Along The Stages Of Authentication Maturity
  • Apply Zero Trust Extended Principles To Kill The Password
  • Recommendations

  • Make Zero Trust Authentication A Reality At Your Organization
  • Supplemental Material
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