100 or more disparate point solutions for security , from application firewalls to secure web gateways deployed across the enterprise .
Yet , despite all of this coverage , security gaps abound .
A parallel and complementary journey to their digital transformation process , the Zero Trust journey can help organizations reduce complexity in their IT environment while achieving better overall security and risk management . Zero Trust is a way to secure all users , all the time , wherever they ’ re located and whatever they ’ re trying to do , using one approach .
Zero Trust also provides a strategic framework – a North Star – to help guide the organization ’ s security approach and purchasing decisions for the future . A key component of a comprehensive Zero Trust strategy is identity and access management ( IAM ). In a Zero Trust environment , only ‘ least-privileged ’ access is granted following the authentication , authorization , and verification of users , apps , and infrastructure . p