Best Practice Report

The Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem: Data

August 11th, 2021
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Chase Cunningham
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Amy DeMartine , Alexis Tatro , Kate Pesa , Diane Lynch


Data security is a key pillar of Zero Trust, and a daunting task due to its scope. Security leaders must continuously assess and mature the organization’s competence when it comes to enabling the appropriate controls for data security and protection. Your foundation for controls is based on identifying what “data” and value is for your organization and gaining context about users, their data access and behaviors, and data use activity. This report helps security and risk (S&R) leaders build controls through the use of standalone and integrated data security technologies that support the broader Zero Trust eXtended ecosystem, which includes workloads, networks, devices, and people.

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