Greymatter.io and NIST 800-207 Zero Trust Architecture Compliance
Check out our latest whitepaper which provides a high-level overview of how our zero trust platform matches up with NIST 800-207’s zero trust architecture criteria!
August 10, 2022
Today’s enterprise IT environment is incredibly complex. It supports countless systems, data, networks, and users across multiple environments in multiple configurations. This delicate balance enables the enterprise to deliver newer, better capabilities to its customers faster than ever before. However, the speed and density of today’s modern IT enterprise ops environment also strains existing security models. This introducing potential vulnerabilities. Previously, the enterprise relied on simple boundary security, a “hard candy shell” that contained the gooey center of systems, networks, and data. Now, the interconnectedness of today’s distributed systems means threats can exist throughout the network, at every level. This demands a zero-trust approach.
Enter Zero Trust Architecture
Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) is based on the idea that no device, user, or application attempting to interact with your architecture can be trusted. Futher, zero trust is not something bought off the shelf. Instead, it is a set of best practices that limit vulnerabilities, mitigate incident impacts, and introduce modern access control across the enterprise.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released NIST Special Publication 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture to help codify these best practices. This critical document outlines the core logical components and paradigms of ZTA. Moreover, it serves as a guidepost for zero trust security adoption throughout federal government agencies.
greymatter.io is Built With NIST 800-207 Criteria at Its Core
Greymatter.io technologists recently conducted an in-depth mapping exercise to compare our application networking platform’s ZTA capabilities against NIST 800-207 specifications. Postively, our findings, published in our most recent whitepaper indicate that our platform can take your multi-cloud/hybrid applications, APIs, and data services to well above 97% NIST compliance!
The resulting white paper provides a high-level overview of our platform’s compliance with NIST 800-207’s established criteria. It explains how our security design and implementation can deliver zero trust security to your enterprise.