Zero Trust

January 14, 2019

SECURITY

Forrester’s Zero Trust or Gartner’s Lean Trust?

Whether you tell your boardroom that you’re going to adopt zero trust or lean trust, you need to decide how and where to start your multi-year journey. This blog explores 2 common approaches to zero trust, Forrester's Zero Trust eXtented (ZTX) and Gartner's CARTA approach, and how Cisco can help you on your journey to better trust-centric security.

January 8, 2019

SECURITY

Moving Towards The Zero Trust Cybersecurity Framework – A Practical Approach

The original Zero Trust model was conceived by Forrester, and leveraged by Google as part of their BeyondCorp initiative. Gartner has their framework called CARTA. These trust-centric approaches shift access decisions based on network topology to authorized users and devices. In this blog we will explore what you should consider when moving to a Zero Trust framework and how to get started.

December 11, 2018

SECURITY

Know Your Boundaries To Know your Strategy

Where are the boundaries for threats to your operational systems? Has your organization initiated a risk assessment and created a threat model that would have covered some of the following...

November 7, 2018

SECURITY

Protecting Critical Infrastructure Networks with Zero Trust Segmentation

Critical infrastructure providers are increasingly implementing IoT systems to support, augment, or update their already networked  operational technology.  Further, critical infrastructure is often managed and deployed over connected systems supported...

August 25, 2018

SECURITY

Why Organizations With Sensitive Research or Intellectual Property Need a Zero Trust Cybersecurity Framework Approach

With Zero Trust moving you away from the perimeter security approach towards a framework protecting sensitive data, it opens up a number of situations...

July 18, 2018

SECURITY

Moving Towards The Zero Trust Cybersecurity Framework?

The first step should be an investigation and analysis of what your sensitive data is, where it lives, and who accesses it. Then analyze the three Foundational Pillars (see...

June 5, 2018

SECURITY

Why has Forrester’s Zero Trust Cybersecurity Framework become such a hot topic?

Let’s focus on the Zero Trust approach first. If your infrastructure was on the Internet how would you design your organization’s cybersecurity framework? Authentication to confirm who logs into...

April 11, 2018

SECURITY

3 Non-Negotiables for an Effective Data Center Security & Workload Protection Strategy

We know that big data is big business… And the use of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure is growing, according to the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark...