Getting started with zero trust
WHAT IS ZERO TRUST?
Zero trust is a security strategy in which the organization denies access requests by default, trusting no one and nothing.
WHY IS ZERO TRUST IMPORTANT?
With cyberattacks constantly evolving, companies need to protect their data; a deny-by-default approach has proven effective in this battle.
5 STEPS TO ZERO TRUST
Map out existing investments and prioritize projects and integrations to best align zero trust strategy to your business initiative.
1. UNDERSTAND YOUR BUSINESS
Know which zero trust approach best fits your needs, whether for cloud, privacy, insider threats,a hybrid workforce, or a combination of these.
2. MEASURING THE RISKS
Quantifying risks in financial terms can help your business prioritize investments and align them with your zero trust strategy.
3. STRATEGIZING FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Once needs have been identified and goals defined, implement the zero trust strategy that best fits your specific business and users.
4. ARMING YOUR STAFF
Provide training to all employees and ensure that they are connected to the tools they need for their tasks to help protect your business.
5. SUPERCHARGING SECURITY STRATEGY
Using resources, such as IBM Zero Trust Framing & Discovery Workshops, can help bring innovation and transformation to your security program.
RESOURCES FOR ZERO TRUST
Discover how to execute context-based security with a modern, open approach.