The Zero Trust security model is a new approach to security that assumes that no one is trusted, not even users inside your network. This might sound like a scary idea, but it is actually a lot more secure than the traditional model of trusting everyone inside your network.
So how does Zero Trust work? Well, it starts with the idea of least privilege. This means that users should only be given access to the resources they need to do their job. If a user does not need access to a particular resource, they shouldn’t be given access to it.
Zero Trust also uses something called micro-segmentation. This means that your network is divided into small, isolated segments. This makes it much harder for an attacker to move around your network once they have gained access to one part of it.
Finally, Zero Trust uses continuous monitoring. This means that your security team is constantly watching for suspicious activity. If something looks out of place, they will be able to act quickly to stop an attack.
So, there you have it. The Zero Trust security model is a lot more secure than the traditional model. And it’s not as scary as it sounds. In fact, it’s actually kind of funny.
Here are a few funny things about the Zero Trust security model:
- In the Zero Trust world, everyone is a suspect. Even your own employees.
- You can’t just rely on a firewall to protect you. You need to be constantly monitoring for suspicious activity.
- The Zero Trust security model is like a never-ending game of cat and mouse. The attackers are always trying to find new ways to get in, and the security team is always trying to stop them.
So, if you’re looking for a more secure way to protect your data, the Zero Trust security model is worth considering. It’s not perfect, but it’s a lot better than the traditional model.
And who knows, you might even find it funny.
By Karim Descombes
Head of Pre-Sales (Cloud and Managed Services) at Codestone Solutions Ltd