2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access

Learn how Zero Trust Network Access helps secure remote work

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.

  •  Per report, Gartner captured a 60% YoY growth rate for ZTNA in their Forecast: Enterprise Network Equipment by Market Segment, Worldwide, 2019-2025, 4Q21 update.
  • Four of the most targeted vulnerabilities in 2020 affected remote work, VPNs, or cloud-based technologies.

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:

  • Supports secure hybrid work by providing fast, secure access to all IT sanctioned apps
  • Consolidates access points, ensuring there's less for hackers to exploit
  • Reduces the risk of data exfiltration while improving the end-user experience

Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access, 17 February 2022, By Aaron McQuaid, Neil MacDonald Et Al.

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