'Zero Trust': An Outdated Model?Cyjax CISO Ian Thornton-Trump Offers a Critique
The zero trust model is outdated in today's cloud environment, says Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO at Cyjax, a threat intelligence company, who recommends the use of segmentation and monitoring for anomalous behavior instead.
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"Zero trust is not aligned to the agility and the ability to collaborate" that businesses want today, he says. "It's a dated artifact of the past."
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Thornton-Trump discusses:
- Why he believes the zero trust model is now a “flawed” concept;
- Alternatives to the model;
- Why zero trust architecture is an out-of-date concept.
As CISO at Cyjax, Thornton-Trump performs real-time analysis of immediate threats and keeps abreast of developing security threats. Previously, he was CTO at Octopi Managed Services.