Gartner: “Security and risk management leaders should pilot ZTNA projects as part of an SSE strategy or to rapidly expand remote access." We recommend this Gartner guide for actionable insights into how you should evaluate Zero Trust Network Access vendors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Zero trust security is a framework that relies on the principle of "never trust, always verify" to continuously monitor user activities, and to have security controls automatically applied when suspicious activity is detected. Unlike traditional VPNs, which authorize users only once at login, the zero trust model grants access to IT sanctioned apps and data based on identity and device posture.
ZTNA is a technology solution used to provide secure access to sanctioned business apps without the need for VPN. Some ZTNA solutions also offer adaptive authorization, which provides continuous assessment and verification of each user's location and device posture before granting access.
Zero trust helps organizations reduce the attack surface to keep security breaches at bay. Specifically, zero trust security:
Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access, 17 February 2022, By Aaron McQuaid, Neil MacDonald Et Al.
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