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True to its name, Zero Trust architecture follows a simple guiding principle ─ trust no one. As we enter 2024, it becomes imperative to reevaluate your existing cybersecurity solutions because, unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if you’re going to experience a breach, it’s when.
To make matters worse, the average cost of a ransomware attack has climbed to $4.5 million in 2023 – most organizations can’t survive that kind of hit.
The traditional approach to cybersecurity is rooted in the belief that a secure perimeter provides sufficient protection. However, with the growing sophistication of cyberattacks, this belief is being challenged.
Enter Zero Trust Architecture. At its core, it’s a cybersecurity philosophy that requires relentless verification. It doesn’t matter if a user is within or outside of the network perimeter. Every access attempt, every device, and every application must undergo verification. It shifts from the traditional approach of trust-but-verify to never trust, always verify.
The guiding principles that make up Zero Trust Architecture are:
The relevance of Zero-Trust in cybersecurity is crystal clear. It’s a model that is tailor-made to adapt to modern threats. Not only that, but it adds an extra layer of defense against ransomware attacks and insider threats. New employees must be approved by administrators before having access to systems, and trusted users undergo strict verification to prevent malicious actions from within the organization.
The best way to effectively implement is by consulting your current IT service provider or finding one that specializes in Zero Trust Architecture.
As businesses navigate the increasingly treacherous waters of the digital landscape, embracing Zero Trust is not an option anymore. it’s a necessity. Curious to learn where you stand on cyber resilience? Contact us at LeadingIT today for a virtual strategy session to assess your current IT infrastructure.
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