As businesses face more dynamic cyber threat actors than ever before, Zero Trust is recognized as a leading cybersecurity framework for addressing the expanding threat landscape. With cybercrime expected to cost the world $10.5 trillion USD by 2025, let's take a look at the types of breaches a Zero Trust security approach can prevent and mitigate.
First, a refresher on Zero Trust. The framework of Zero Trust is outlined in our recent white paper Securing a New Digital World with Zero Trust, and includes the premise that all traffic should be regarded as suspicious until verified:"never trust, always verify." Four key tenets of the Zero Trust approach include:
1. Protect the crown jewels: Deploy network segmentation to create perimeters and micro-segments, while limiting user privileges (such as unnecessary administrative rights).