The traditional network security model was designed to connect workers at headquarters or a branch office to the resources they needed in data centers. At that time, there were relatively few remote workers and they connected back into their home network using an operationally complex VPN.
Today, most employees work remotely at least one day a week and virtually all organizations also make use of multiple public cloud services. Those factors combined with the security vulnerabilities associated with VPNs means that the traditional model is no longer effective.
Read the full article, “The Zero-Trust Mandate: Never Trust, Continually Verify,” by Meta Networks’ Founder and CEO, Etay Bogner, in the July 2019 edition of Software World.