To be fully effective to minimize risk and enable robust and timely responses, Zero Trust principles and concepts must permeate most aspects of the network and its operations ecosystem. Organizations, from chief executive to engineer and operator, must understand and commit to the Zero Trust mindset before embarking on a Zero Trust path.
The following cybersecurity guidance explains the Zero Trust security model and its benefits, as well as challenges for implementation. It discusses the importance of building a detailed strategy, dedicating the necessary resources, maturing the implementation, and fully committing to the Zero Trust model to achieve the desired results. The following recommendations will assist cybersecurity leaders, enterprise network owners, and administrators who are considering embracing this modern cybersecurity model.