Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 74 | Page 74


Zscaler : How to navigate your cloud solution adoption journey with confidence

As cyberthreats continue to increase , it is critical for organisations to ensure greater protection and smoother experiences for their users . Rob Standing , Regional Director – Middle East , Turkey and Africa at Zscaler , explains how organisations can ensure a seamless approach to cloud solution adoption and reduce their exposure to attacks .

wWhat is Zero Trust and how does its absence affect an organisation ’ s security ?

Zero Trust seems to be the buzzword in the market right now and can be interpreted differently by every organisation . There ’ s Zero Trust and there ’ s SSE ( Secure Service Edge ) and many vendors claim to have the right solutions .
At Zscaler , however , we focus on securing the user and getting them to their destination in the fastest and most secure manner . So , Zero Trust to us is about giving individuals the least privileged access and how we ensure there ’ s no exposure of those individuals on any organisation ’ s network .
What are some of the benefits an organisation will enjoy by implementing the right Zero Trust platform approach ?
Our cloud solution – Zero Trust Exchange – services around 35 % of the Global 2000 and these customers are finding benefits in three areas ; user experience improvement , increased security posture and simplification around tool consolidation , network and architecture .
By implementing a Zero Trust platform , businesses create a one-stop shop for all their security needs and integrate with other providers . For us at Zscaler , this provides greater global protection for the user regardless of where they
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