As a result, security professionals are developing strategies and implementing solutions focused on controlling access to sensitive data stores and applications themselves as these are where the most sensitive and/or confidential data originate from.
Thankfully, NextLabs and the Identity-Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) were prescient enough to see this trend coming. The IDSA is comprised of two dozen identity and security vendors (including NextLabs), solution providers, and practitioners that act as an independent source of education and information on identity-centric security strategies. The group facilitates collaboration via a knowledge base spanning practical guidance, best practices, and validated solutions for reducing the risk of data breaches.
Ultimately, the IDSA believes that identity-centric security controls can help organizations combine identity and security capabilities to improve their security postures. From unstructured data to applications to attributes, managing and controlling access from identity to data is the key.
For more info… To read more about the Zero Trust model, you can download the paper here. Additionally, if you’d like to see a demo on how NextLabs can help you put the Zero Trust model into action, click here.