Zero Trust Network and Key Benefits it Brings to Table

Zero Trust Network and Key Benefits it Brings to Table
Zero Trust enables organizations to reduce the risk of their cloud and container deployments while improving governance and compliance. Organizations can gain insight from users and devices while identifying threats and maintaining control across the network. A Zero Trust approach helps identify associated risks in business processes, data flows, users, and data. With the Zero Trust Network, organizations can establish policies/rules which automatically get updated based on the identified associated risks.
Let’s check out the benefits we achieve through Zero Trust Network adoption.

Customer and Business Data Protection

When malware hits the end-user device within the firewall, it can extract data using a command-and-control network server. Access to confidential customer data can bring serious impacts to your customers and business, like damage to brand reputation, loss of sensitive intellectual property, disruption to customers, and financial damages to the business.

Detect Breaches Rapidly by Gaining Greater Visibility to Enterprise Traffic

Zero trust always verifies any input data/entry and never trust. It provides visibility about who is accessing the network, using which applications, from where, and at what time. With the help of Zero Trust Network, system administrators can monitor the activities of internal and external users, devices, and data. Once the monitoring setup is done, it tracks the activity of every request made to the network and flags unusual behaviors which helps in the early detection of unwanted security breaches.
Reduce Complexity of Regular Security Stack with Cloud-based Zero Trust Solution
The traditional business environment consists of virtual as well as hardware appliances that need to be protected and have access control ( SSO/MFA), security devices (firewalls, gateways), and application delivery and performance improvement utilities. These security stacks must be repeated for redundancy and high availability through various regions and data centers. Purchasing, deploying, and managing these components for each data center located in various regions is tedious. Cloud-based zero trust solutions use the cloud approach and take over the security responsibilities by enabling you to move from a CapEx to an OpEx working model with the ability to scale up or down as needed.

Overcome Security Skills Shortage with Zero Trust Approach

As cybercrime environment is evolving which eventually puts pressure on security experts. Threats have become more sophisticated & targeted. With the fact of traditional security measures are no longer providing enough protection against new vulnerabilities, experts must address the attack's surface requirements. Zero Trust enables the security team to work more smartly with centralized monitoring and reliable data stored in a single location which facilitates the security team to gain insights through analytics.
Also, with superior authentication and authorization processes in place, the number of desk requests about personal needs can be reduced.

Provide Excellent User Experience Without Compromising Security

Secure passwords are typically complicated and hard to remember. If users start writing them down or use easy passwords, that can compromise security.
With zero trust solutions, organizations can offer secure access without compromising on productivity, and user experience. Convenient yet protective MFA gives stronger security and SSO enhances the user experience and improves productivity by logging in to applications without reauthenticating each time.

Moving to cloud

Cloud-based zero trust network signifies a brand-new security paradigm that protects apps in the cloud as well as your data center. They don’t have a set perimeter of the environment. With cloud-based zero trust architecture, organizations can get a single point of control and authentication capabilities across their on-premises and cloud applications which mimic and gives the impression of look-alike to the end-user.
To conclude, with a zero trust network, organizations can not only obtain their security needs of resources, but they can achieve significant business value: greater visibility, reduced complexity in handling IT, data protection without compromising user experience, and ease the way to cloud.
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Written by
Kanthanathan S
Kanthanathan is an experienced thought leader and technologist with over 20 years in the IT Industry, he is associated with SBA since its inception and is responsible for technology acquisitions and propelling the business transformation of SBA from a system integrator to a technology services firm.
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