COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management

Zero Trust: The New Reality

Zscaler’s Dr. Amit Sinha on the growing need for Zero Trust
Dr. Amit Sinha, CTO and President of R&D, Operations, and Customer Service, Zscaler

COVID-19 didn’t spark digital transformation – it accelerated it. And as a result, what used to be cybersecurity exceptions are now the rule. It’s a new reality that emphasizes the need for the zero trust model, says Dr. Amit Sinha of Zscaler.

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Sinha, CTO and President of R&D, Operations, and Customer Service at Zscaler, believes zero trust can help enterprises reduce business risk, improve security and enable other business benefits.

In this video interview with ISMG, Sinha discusses:

  • The fruits of digital transformation;
  • Security’s big epiphany;
  • The new opportunity for the zero trust model;

Sinha is a skilled entrepreneur and technology leader who has driven the research and development of disruptive security and wireless technologies at both startups and market-leading organizations. At Zscaler, he is responsible for managing engineering, cloud operations, and security research. Prior to Zscaler, he served as CTO for Motorola’s enterprise networking and communications business, which he joined via its acquisition of AirDefense, where he held the same role. He has also served as chief technologist at Engim, which he co-founded.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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