Cyber Bites

Zero Trust 3/4: Software

A Zero Trust approach considers users, endpoints, software, and networks as potential threats until proven otherwise. This post covers software.


Zero Trust software is achieved by hardening configurations and implementing security gateways between users and software and between applications.


Before login access is granted to any device, cyber posture and compliance is validated. For users, identity is verified with multi-factor authentication. The inclusion of Data Exfiltration Protection to monitor/block file content from being moved to an external location ensures secure, authenticated connectivity. Verify first, then trust.