The principle of Zero Trust has long been a core tenet of corporate cybersecurity. It does what it says on the tin – it is centred on the concept that organisations should not automatically trust any application, device or user attempting to gain access to their network. Even once they are within their network perimeter, trust should not be assumed as that application, device or user moves from area to area. ‘Never trust, always verify’ is the mantra – and that verification must continue even after initial authentication.
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