Zero Trust is a Hot Topic? Understand it and Use it to Achieve Your Institutions Goals Easier

Thursday, October 27 | 1:00PM–1:45PM MT | Meeting Room 505-507
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Presentation/Panel Session

Zero Trust is one of the hottest topics in cybersecurity. It is also one of the most used and often abused buzzwords in cybersecurity these days. But if you understand it, you don't have to roll your eyes every time you hear it. This session will review the newly released article in the EDUCAUSE Review. We'll give you a brief overview of why ZTA is needed and where it came from. Then we'll cut through the hype and help you understand it based upon a simple definition from NIST SP800-207.


  • Xavier Belanger

    IT Security Architect, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Sharyne Miller

    Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Peter Romness

    Cybersecurity Principal - Public Sector CTO Office, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Resources & Downloads

  • EducauseAnnualZTA20221026

    Updated on 2/26/2024