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Zero trust security solutions widely adopted, spurred by surge in ransomware

September 20, 2021

Over a decade after the zero trust security concept was first introduced, Ericom’s survey results indicate that zero trust solutions are being widely adopted.

Spurred by the recent sharp increase in ransomware and other sophisticated cyberattacks, the majority of organizations – 80% – have concrete plans to enable zero trust security solutions within the next year, with over half planning to begin implementation during 2021.

Of the almost 1300 security and risk professionals who participated in the July 2021 survey, 83% indicated that they consider zero trust to be an essential strategy for their organizations.

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