Digital Identity , Governance & Risk Management , Zero Trust

Why You Need Digital Trust to Enable Zero Trust

Sectigo's David Mahdi on the Importance of Identity-First Security
David Mahdi, Chief Strategy Officer and CISO Advisor

Zero trust, identity-first and perimeter-less security - they all need digital identities to establish digital trust. Join Sectigo's CSO and former Gartner analyst David Mahdi to learn about the importance of identity-first security and establishing digital trust for human and machine identities.

See Also: Shift From Perimeter-Based to Identity-Based Security

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Mahdi discusses:

  • The importance of digital trust;
  • The connection to zero trust;
  • The foundation of identity-first security.

Mahdi is Chief Strategy Officer and CISO Advisor at Sectigo. In his role, he leads the company’s overall strategy, direction and M&A efforts to expand its leadership in the digital trust space. With 20+ years of experience in IT security, most recently serving as Vice President and Analyst in Security and Privacy at Gartner, he has helped large organizations tackle digital transformation projects in the digital trust, identity, cryptography and cybersecurity spaces.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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