Governance & Risk Management , Privacy , Remote Workforce

Zero Trust Network Access: Key to Securing Hybrid Workforce

Fortinet's Peter Newton on Zero Trust Options and Where to Start
Peter Newton, Senior Director of Products and Solutions, Fortinet

Two trends that have only grown over the past two years: Hybrid workforce and adoption of the zero trust architecture. Peter Newton of Fortinet shares how zero trust network access is now key to helping ensure security with workers now balancing on-premise and remote work.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Newton discusses:

  • Broad adoption of zero trust architecture;
  • Specific merits of zero trust network access;
  • Why ZTNA is key to securing the hybrid workforce.

Newton is Senior Director of Products and Solutions at Fortinet, overseeing the Zero-Trust Access (ZTA), LAN Edge, Operational Technology (OT) and IoT solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience in networking and security, working on both chip-level and system level solutions for companies including AMD, Netgear, Silver Spring Networks, and Fortinet. Prior work experience also includes serving as an officer in the US Navy.

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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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