Governance & Risk Management , Remote Workforce

Implementing 'Zero Trust' for the Cloud

Cisco's Timothy Snow on Ensuring Security for a Distributed Workforce
Timothy Snow of Cisco

Essential steps to implementing a “zero trust” architecture when shifting to the cloud for a distributed workforce include implementing multifactor authentication, conducting device posture checks on endpoints and analyzing network traffic, says Timothy Snow of Cisco.

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“Organizations need to be thinking about how they can leverage cloud and cloud services, move critical systems from a traditional data center into the cloud, but ensure they have the same security policy in place,” Snow says.

In this video interview previewing an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion, Snow also discusses:

  • How to ensure security for a distributed workforce;
  • Security priorities for 2021;
  • How to ensure business continuity.

Snow, principal architect, security solutions at Cisco, has more than 20 years experience in infrastructure and information security systems design. He provides detailed architectural service consulting to enterprises on infrastructure security and threat response.


About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Suparna Goswami is Associate Editor at ISMG Asia and has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats ranging from global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine, and leading Indian newspapers like DNA and Times of India.




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