Despite efforts within the cyber security industry to oversimplify the concept, Zero Trust should be thought of as a strategy and framework, as opposed to a problem addressable simply by implementing technology. Technology plays an important role in providing technical security controls such as strong authentication, least privilege, and impeded lateral movement, etc. which contributes to achieving a Zero Trust model. The combination of a strategically curated eco-system of technical controls and processes requires executive buy-in and organizational support to succeed.
Courtney Washington, Presidio’s Chief Diversity Officer, joined Presidio in January of 2016 leading Learning & Development for Presidio. Courtney is responsible for Presidio’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy and corporate Learning & Development. Prior to Presidio, Courtney has over 10 years of experience in diversity, equity & inclusion, learning & development, talent management, employee engagement, organizational development, and technology/business development.