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  • How to Create a Comprehensive Zero Trust Strategy by Dave Shackleford - September 2, 2020 

    To implement zero trust effectively, organizations must consider critical controls, such as network access and inspection controls, as well as the roles that visibility, vulnerability and discovery play in their least privilege strategies. SANS analyst Dave Shackleford explains how to build a microsegmentation access control model that addresses common business drivers, implements capabilities critical to microsegmentation, and applies microsegmentation and zero trust initiatives in ways that positively impact industry compliance requirements.

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