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In Zero Trust We Trust

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  • Copyright 2024
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 400
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-823740-9
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Before an enterprise answers How can we achieve a Zero Trust architecture? they should be asking Why are we looking at Zero Trust as an access model? Does it align with our vision? In an innovative format, Cisco security architecture expert Avinash Naduvath guides you through the philosophical questions and practical answers for an enterprise looking to start the Zero Trust journey.

A conversational model will take you from the initial stages of identifying goals and pitching solutions, through practical tasks that highlight tangible outcomesincluding common primary use casesin order to bring focus to the correct implementation and maintenance of a Zero Trust architecture.

For a future where success is measured as much by the security of a system as by the functionality, In Zero Trust We Trust is designed to help everyone at every stage and level of leadership understand not only the conceptual underpinnings, but the real-world context of when, how, and why to deploy Zero Trust security controls. This book provides the starting point for helping you change the mindset of others, and getting them to understand why Zero Trust isnt simply a conversation to be had, but a movement to embrace.

  • Origins of the Zero Trust philosophy in security architecture explained, and why it took so long to catch on
  • Detailed examination of how to ask the right questions so as to implement the right security answers for clients
  • Understanding the metrics by which to measure Zero Trust success, and what maintaining that success looks like
  • Identifying the stakeholders and empowering a Zero Trust team within an enterprise
  • Examples of how to catalyze opinion and tailor tactics to motivate investment in secure Zero Trust architecture
  • Implement, monitor, feedback, repeat: Presenting and building a roadmap for a sustainable security architecture
  • Looking ahead to a Zero Trust Lifecycle Framework and a blueprint for the future

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Table of Contents

    Introduction xxi

Phase 1 Mindset 1

Chapter 1 When It All Begins 3

    Interview Strategies 4

    Key Zenith Trust Bank Stakeholders 5

    Endnote 12

Chapter 2 The Zero Trust Kaleidoscope 13

    Delay in Adoption 14

    Peeling the Zero Trust Onion 22

    Endnotes 28

Chapter 3 Defining Zero Trust 31

    Zero Trust Is Not 32

    The Core of the Zero Trust Onion 37

    Are We Crying After Peeling the Onion? 39

    Rethink Security: A Common Breach Scenario 39

    Concepts and Tenets of Zero Trust 40

    Zero Trust Catalysts 46

    Endnotes 53

Phase 2 Align to the Business Vision and Mission and Craft Metrics for Success 55

Chapter 4 Always Start with Why 57

    Take the Time to Ask Why: Understanding the Vision 58

    Aligning Zero Trust with the Enterprise Mission 59

    Common Drivers for Zero Trust Adoption 73

    What Matters Is Why 99

    The Interview 99

    Endnotes 102

Chapter 5 Measuring Zero Trust Success 103

    Importance of Measurement 104

    The Metrics Lifecycle 105

    A Hybrid Approach 132

    The Follow-Up 133

    Endnote 138

Chapter 6 Understanding Zero Trust Maturity 139

    The Five Pillars of Maturity for Zero Trust 140

    Zero Trust Maturity Levels 157

    Zero Trust Maturity Goals 160

    Measurement of Maturity 162

    Zero Trust Scoring Process 172

    The Follow-Up 174

    Endnotes 181

Phase 3 Identify Key Stakeholders and Enable a Zero Trust Team 183

Chapter 7 Zero Trust Avengers, Assemble! 185

    Why Is the Team Critical? 185

    Strategy and Deployment: Two Sides of a Coin 187

    Security Ownership 188

    Breaking the Barrier (Infrastructure, Operations, and Security) 189

    DevSecOps and Its Relevance to Zero Trust 190

    Key Stakeholders in a Zero Trust Team 194

    Managing Your Stakeholders 204

    Security Culture: The Last Piece of the Puzzle 206

    The Follow-Up 209

    Endnote 209

Phase 4 Develop the Target Zero Trust Architecture 211

Chapter 8 Building a Zero Trust Architecture 213

    A Typical Enterprise Architecture 214

    A Zero Trust Architecture Overlay 225

    Conceptual Zero Trust Architecture 230

    What Does a Zero Trust Policy Look Like? 240

    Information Flow in the Zero Trust Architecture 243

    Basic Flows in a Zero Trust System 243

    Software-Defined Perimeter 252

    The Deep Dive 260

    Endnote 261

Chapter 9 Critical Security Mechanisms for Zero Trust Architectures 263

    Zero Trust Mechanisms for Subjects (Users and Devices) 263

    Zero Trust Mechanisms for Networks (Workplace) 278

    Zero Trust Mechanisms for Data and Applications 285

    Zero Trust Mechanisms for Visibility with Security Orchestration and Automation 289

    The Deep Dive 303

    Endnote 304

Phase 5 Present the Zero Trust Strategy and Metrics 305

Chapter 10 Presenting the Zero Trust Strategy 307

    Presenting Zero Trust to the Enterprise 308

    The Presentation 316

Phase 6 Implement, Monitor, Feedback, Repeat 325

Chapter 11 Implementation and Continuous Monitoring 327

    Do Not Ignore Your Current Gaps 328

    Frameworks Are Only a Reference 328

    Adopt Agile for Initiatives and SAFe for the Strategy Delivery 328

    Implement the Vision 331

    Monitor and Enhance 336

    The Serendipitous Meeting 337

Chapter 12 The Road Ahead 339

    A Trusted Zero Trust Partner 342

    Aim Higher, Together 343

    Endnote 343

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