Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA): Getting Started

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

This course will teach you the basics of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) and how it is designed to keep pace with today’s threats.

What you'll learn

Traditional network security does not keep pace with modern threats. In this course, Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA): Getting Started, you’ll learn to the basics of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) and how it is designed to keep pace with today’s threats. First, you’ll explore the key characteristics, origin, and justification of ZTA. Next, you’ll discover what are the logical components of a ZTA. Finally, you’ll learn how to trace and develop a ZTA journey. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of zero trust architecture needed to protect your organization from modern threats.

About the author

Dr. Andrews’ technology career spans three decades. His roles included network manager New York City Department of Education, BMG Direct senior director of IT, and BNY Mellon dean of technology. His doctoral research at Teachers College Columbia found that critical thinking skills thrive in environments that are supportive of five essential elements in the mind of a critical thinker. He teaches cyber security. He has integrated technology management with teaching at Columbia University and other... more

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