As bad actors seek to compromise remote workers, third-party vendors, and legacy systems, network-based security becomes less and less effective by the day. Zero trust prioritizes the security of users and assets, which may more readily accommodate the demands of today’s landscape.
For several years, zero trust has floated in the conceptual ether. But in 2023, KPMG International predicts that zero trust technologies have finally matured enough to see actual implementation. This advancement may enhance existing security controls like micro-segmentation. When structured to reflect the actual workflows for business users, it can harden security postures with minimal imposition on productivity.
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