The recent years witness the increase in the number of organisations embarking cloud migration as one of their business continuity initiatives. Evidently, with cloud migration, organisations gain limitless opportunities for business growth. While embracing cloud environment is beneficial to organisations, it also lead to cybersecurity issues. With every crucial and sensitive data (IT digital assets, databases, IT resources) of organisations are moved to the cloud, it becomes an attractive targets to cybercriminals. Subsequently, organisations can no longer trust the traditional IT Network security, hence the need for Zero Trust Security. The implementation of Zero Trust Security offers many benefits to organisations. What are the benefits of Zero Trust Security?
The benefits of Zero Trust security include:
1. Reduce organisational risk
With every attempt from devices and users being continuously authenticated for access, ZeroTrust security reduces threat surfaces by giving visibilities to organisation on the users activities on the network and how the organisations assets are communicating.
2. Reduce data breach
Since Zero Trust Security practices segmentation and least privilege, it efficiently limits data exfiltration possibilities. Lateral movements can be condoned as authorisation and verification are required in every segment of the networks, making attackers to not be able to easily access or steal the data.
3. Improve Security Architecture
Zero Trust Security which applies a more advanced security tools that helps simplifies security architectures This allows organisation to easily be in compliance with privacy standards and regulations (i.e., PCI DSS, NIST 800-207). In addition, with simplified Security Architecture, it enables the security team to easily and proactively secure the IT environment of their organisation.
At its core, Zero Trust Security is an IT security model that practices ‘never trust, always verify’ concept for every access attempt on a private network. Truth be told, with the rapid increase of cyber attack path today, it is never possible to establish a perfect cybersecurity model. Nevertheless, Zero Trust Security is among the most effective cybersecurity strategy that should be implemented by organisations.
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