What would your business be able to do if security risks were no longer a concern?
What sort of products would you build for your customers? What types of experiences could you enable for your employees to be more effective? What would you change to power your business forward?
As the general manager for IBM Security, I speak with security leaders every day, and I know the worries and concerns they speak of will never go away. But if there was a way to proactively manage security so that we could grow our business with less worry about cyber risk, I’d jump at it.
There is an approach that we can use to achieve business growth without limits. That approach is zero trust.
A Strict Approach to Cybersecurity Offers Business Flexibility
The philosophy behind zero trust is simple, if a bit alarming at first. You need to start with the assumption that your organization is compromised and continually validate the connections between every user, device, application and dataset. This approach to security assures that each connection meets secure conditions for use. This method paves the way for businesses to be proactive in their cybersecurity efforts. Using a zero trust approach makes it possible to support a workforce that can securely connect and work from anywhere, from any device, accessing data on any infrastructure. We can deliver dynamic and frictionless customer experiences founded on privacy and security or confidently migrate operations to the cloud by integrating security controls and demonstrating cross-domain visibility.
With zero trust, we can reduce potential business disruption with a faster, more automated approach to detecting and resp ..
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