A Zero Trust Model for Your Network

Zero trust architecture is a security solution that requires users and devices to prove their identities — and trustworthiness — before accessing your network. Learn how to implement a zero trust network to improve and strengthen data protection.

Implementing a zero trust network can mean a significant shift in existing infrastructure. CDW's portfolio of partner solutions and 24/7 support can help smoothly roadmap, design and implement a zero trust model for your network. The threat landscape is always evolving. Your security should too.

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Cisco and Duo have partnered to create a zero trust security framework that protects the three core components of your IT ecosystem: your workforce, workloads and workplace. Prevent unauthorized access and contain breaches, protect your applications and data at scale and gain improved visibility into devices attempting to access your network.

Zero Trust: Going Beyond the Perimeter (PDF)
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Palo Alto Networks

Implementing a zero trust architecture means balancing the integrity of users, devices and servers with dynamic controls for your applications and local and cloud-based data. Palo Alto's five step methodology can help you build a zero trust network based on best practices, from defining the protect surface to creating and maintaining policy.

Zero Trust Deployment with Palo Alto Networks (PDF)
Zero Trust Dictionary and Terminology (PDF)




With an increase in mobile and cloud technologies, the network perimeter has become increasingly difficult to enforce. Okta Identity Cloud bundles together zero trust features based on identity and security best practices, including Multi-factor Authentication, Single Sign-On and Okta's Universal Directory. Work on the go with peace of mind.

Get Started With Zero Trust and Okta (PDF)
The Maturity of Zero Trust Solutions Across Organizations (PDF)


Instead of assuming everything behind the corporate firewall is safe, the zero trust model assumes breach and verifies each request as though it originates from an open network. Regardless of where the request originates or what resource it accesses, zero trust teaches us to “never trust, always verify.”

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