The need for zero trust Securing your organization’s applications, networks, and other valuable assets is more challenging than ever. Hybrid and multi-cloud environments, using containers and microservices-based architectures, are essential to powering modern digital products. And remote access is equally essential to powering a modern distributed workforce. Keep your organization safe from quickly evolving threats -- such as ransomware -- with a security strategy that scales with today’s rapidly changing technology landscape. ​ 1 Who is adopting zero trust? Cisco partnered with SlashData to survey more than 800 of developers at small, medium and large-sized enterprises to understand the biggest security concerns across the industry. The result? A comprehensive report that investigates the adoption of different zero trust approaches, and the resulting challenges and benefits for developers. Download the Zero Trust Research Report Trust Thought Leadership Rept - Slash Data.pdf _blank #F4F4F3 The power of a zero trust implementation Adopting a zero trust security strategy is more than just smart defense for modern organizations. It’s imperative to long-term survival. Reduce risk at scale Detect, investigate, and resolve security incidents faster and with more complete insight. Shrink your attack surface Prevent attackers from using lateral movement to compromise systems; systematically maintain and update security practices and devices across your ecosystem. Improve the user experience Implement practices that make it easy for users to work securely, reducing user friction and IT helpdesk costs. Learn the fundamentals of zero trust: Download the eBook _blank Zero trust in practice Implementing an effective zero trust strategy requires capabilities in continuous authentication and continuous monitoring, as well as orchestration and automation to help teams move more quickly than attackers. Continuous Authentication Enforce authentication across every session on an ongoing basis. Control how and when verification is needed to strengthen security. Learn about Continuous Authentication continuous-authentication Continuous Monitoring Collect the data to detect and act on security threats, performance issues, or non-compliance problems in an automated manner by constantly monitoring your IT systems and network. Learn about Continuous Monitoring continuous-monitoring Orchestration and Automation Focus on strategic initiatives and scale protection beyond human capability by automating manual, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks. Learn about Orchestration and Automation automation-and-orchestration Zero trust at Cisco Learn how Cisco rolled out zero trust across more than 100,000 users in less than five months. ​ Read more Security that frustrates attackers, not users Cisco helps developers balance security and usability while protecting users, networks, and applications. Secure Access by Duo Secure your workforce with powerful multi-factor authentication (MFA) and advanced endpoint visibility. Try Duo free Learn more about Duo Total Visibility with SecureX Get unified visibility, intuitive automation, and robust security for your entire security portfolio. Experiment with SecureX Orchestration Learn more about SecureX Consolidated policy-based access control with ISE Cisco Identity Services Engine brings administrators identity-based network access control and policy enforcement. Using ISE with Ansible Learn About ISE Join our developer security community For your toughest security challenges, Cisco APIs & SDKs, and technology solutions for your business problems. ​ Join our community for free