Zero Trust Security

Why Is Zero Trust Adoption So Important Today?

The concept of zero trust is not new; it’s been around for a decade. But the complexity of today’s business structures and the rise of digital transformation are inspiring organizations to take a different security approach: creating policy-based controls to enable secure access no matter how diverse or disruptive the current landscape is.

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Verify Explicitly

Verify each request for access or execution as though it originates from an open network.

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Least Privilege

Restrict access based on the minimum permissions required to carry out a task.

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Assume Breach

Reduce risk by inspecting and monitoring every activity. Use analytics to get visibility and drive threat detection.

Reduce Cost With Centralized Management

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Adopt a robust identity security framework

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Support rapid Cloud adoption

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Improve breach detection & vulnerability management

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Enable continuous inspection

Building a Better Security Ecosystem with Zero Trust Adoption

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Understanding the Zero Trust Approach

This concept redefines security objectives to enable continuous monitoring, adaptive risk-based policies, and advanced user authentication. All with one goal: to remove implicit trust.

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Zero Trust Security Layers

To fully adopt zero trust security and enable multiple layers of defense in your organization, you need to integrate a strong identity framework, followed by endpoint and network security. This will create a compressive architecture that will cover devices, data, networks, and infrastructure.

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Maturity Assessment Quiz

Did you know that adopting zero trust security can help to reduce costs and centralize security management? Our short assessment gives you tools to move forward based on your needs.

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Zero trust adoption enabled companies to invest in and embrace modern technology while warding off the risk of advanced threats.
  • 77% of companies are implementing zero trust security to support hybrid workforces
  • 72% of companies believe that access and data control are key objectives of zero trust security
  • Despite having in-house IT resources, many companies are struggling to keep up with continuous monitoring
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of organizations use a single vendor to deploy zero trust security

51% of organizations are centralizing security with a single vendor as part of their zero trust adoption. However, monitoring and maintenance remains a challenge.


of IT leaders spend 1-6% of budget in zero trust implementation

82% of IT leaders reserve between 1-6% of their annual budget for zero trust adoption. Plus, they estimate up to 12 months of implementation.


cost savings when adopting zero trust approach

Organizations that adopt zero trust security can save up to 43% on data breach costs.


increase in remote access expected over the next two years

As the number of users working remotely grows, the need for secure remote access becomes more critical. Enterprises are anticipating consistent rise in this area.

WatchGuard Zero Trust Solutions

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Network Security

Protect devices, users and data from malware across your entire network from a single platform.

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Total Identity Security

Give users more control over password quality and reuse, while adding a new layer of credential protection by monitoring for possible exposures on the dark web.

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Endpoint Security

Confidently apply zero trust with 100% classification and advanced prevention, detection and response actions.

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