Zero Trust Architecture: No Firewalls or VPNs

Also: Ransomware Trends; Revisiting the Travelex Cyberattack
Zero Trust Architecture: No Firewalls or VPNs
Jay Chaudhry, CEO, Zscaler

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes why firewalls and VPNs don't belong in Zero Trust design. It also discusses cybercriminals' evolving ransomware tactics and the devastating price of responding to a ransomware attack, as experienced by Travelex in 2019.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry on what constitutes true Zero Trust architecture;
  • Attorney Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP describe the ransomware trends to beware;
  • ISMG's Jeremy Kirk share a taster of episode 8 of "The Ransomware Files," which focuses on the ransomware attack that struck global currency exchange and remittance company Travelex on New Year's Eve 2019.

The ISMG Security Report appears weekly on this and other ISMG websites. Don't miss the June 16 and June 23 editions, which respectively discuss highlights of RSA Conference 2022 and how the Conti ransomware gang retooled after backing Moscow in the Russia-Ukraine war.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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