Zero Trust Network Access Briefing

1 hour
The concept of trust is undergoing a profound transformation. A surge in remote work and the migration of applications to the cloud, coupled with the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, are prompting organizations to reconsider their security approaches, challenging traditional notions of trust within their networks. This Briefing delves into the crucial topic of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and its significance in modern enterprise architectures.


Zero Trust Network Access, or ZTNA, represents a paradigm shift in cybersecurity philosophy. Departing from the traditional "trust, but verify" approach, ZTNA embraces the mantra of "trust no one, verify everything." ZTNA constitutes the network portion of a comprehensive Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) strategy, which aims to enhance security by eliminating implicit trust assumptions and adopting a stringent access control model.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Exploring the transition from traditional trust models to the Zero Trust paradigm.
  • Delving into the fundamental principles of Zero Trust Network Access, including continuous verification and least-privilege access.
  • Discussing the evolution of ZTNA from its inception to the latest developments in version 2.0.
  • Exploring the integration of ZTNA into the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) framework and its implications for network security.
  • Providing insights into the operationalization of ZTNA, including network-based and proxy-based implementations and the key differentiators between the two architectural frameworks.
  • Highlighting the business drivers behind ZTNA adoption, such as improving user experience, promoting business transformation, and protecting critical resources.

What is a Briefing? A scheduled event with a WWT Subject Matter Expert – typically via a live Webex – where our Subject Matter experts present an overview of specific topics, technologies, capabilities or market trends. Your attendees are allotted time for Q&A to pose questions specific to your organization. This is a complimentary service.

Who Should Attend? CEOs and Line of Business Owners, Network Directors and Network Administrators, CIOs and IT Directors. Anyone interested in learning more about how ZTNA can change how they do business today and deliver relevant Applications and Services via ZTNA.