The Mark of Zero: The Role of Firmware in Zero Trust Strategies

Presented by

John Loucaides, VP of R&D and Michael Thelander, Director of Product Marketing

About this talk

A few years ago, a casual Google search on the term “zero trust” would have returned hundreds of thousands of hits. Search for the same term today, and you’ll get about 4 billion hits -- that’s “billion” with a “B.” It’s possible that no other cybersecurity approach has matured so fast and received such widespread adoption in such a short time. But can a Zero Trust security strategy be effective without accounting for the needs of firmware security? What does it even mean to apply Zero Trust principles to something as difficult to assess and secure as firmware? And who owns this initiative, the vulnerability management team? The CIO’s team? In this webinar, John Loucaides, Eclypsium VP of R&D, and Michael Thelander, Director of Product Marketing, will discuss the four pillars of Zero Trust security: 1. Default deny 2. Contextual authentication 3. Granular control 4. Dynamic response They will tie each of these pillars to the unique security requirements of firmware across the modern enterprise. John and Michael will discuss how firmware is under fire by commercially motivated and nation-state attackers today and reveal the gap between modern infosec tools and firmware-based exploits. Then they’ll outline an approach to identify, verify, and fortify the firmware underneath every organization’s current technology stack–sustainably and cost-effectively.

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