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Adoption of zero trust cybersecurity faces hurdles

Monday, July 5, 2021


The deadline was issued in a May 12 executive order, which also called for the sharing of threat intelligence and enhanced detection and remediation of cyber incidents across government. Unlike traditional network architectures and cybersecurity approaches, ZTNA removes any implicit trust in hardware, software and people.


  • Critical infrastructure such as health, finance and defence will lead on ZTNA adoption, as well as those adopting 5G and cloud services.
  • ZTNA adoption will become a common requirement in M&A and cybersecurity insurance negotiations.
  • Given the complexity of mature zero trust models, IT supply chains and subcontractors will remain attractive hacking targets.

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