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Zero Trust

This group is working to raise awareness of best practices for operating secure Zero Trust architectures.
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CISO Perspectives and Progress in Deploying Zero Trust
CISO Perspectives and Progress in Deploying Zero Trust


Working Group Overview

This working group aims to develop Zero Trust standards to achieve consistency for cloud, hybrid and mobile endpoint environments. The topic of group discourse include Zero Trust benefits, architecture, automation and maturity models, publication reviews, and relevant industry forums and events.

What do we discuss?

During our meetings, we typically discuss changes in the industry and collaborate on projects the group is currently working on. This group will have the following nine workstreams:

  1. Zero Trust as a Philosophy & Guiding Principles
  2. Zero Trust Organizational Strategy & Governance
  3. Pillar: Identity
  4. Pillar: Device
  5. Pillar: Network/Environment
  6. Pillar: Applications & Workload
  7. Pillar: Data
  8. Automation, Orchestration, Visibility & Analytics
  9. Zero Trust Architecture, Implementation, and Maturity Model

We welcome anyone who would like to join, even if you would like to just listen in on any calls. Interest in participation can be submitted to [email protected] describing your interests and expertise.

Drafts & Important Docs

Working Group Leadership

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Daniele Catteddu

Daniele Catteddu

Chief Technology Officer, CSA

Daniele Catteddu is an information security and risk management practitioner, technologies expert and privacy evangelist with over 15 of experience. He worked in several senior roles both in the private and public sector. He is member of various national and international security expert groups and committees on cyber-security and privacy, keynote speaker at several conferences and author of numerous studies and papers on risk management, ...

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Erik Johnson

Erik Johnson

Cloud Security Specialist & Senior Research Analyst

Worked for the Federal Reserve for many years and volunteered with the CSA with a focus on CCM/CAIQ V4, specifically the STA domain, and developing a comprehensive framework and guidance for defining and managing the cloud shared security responsibility model (SSRM).

I recently retired from the Federal Reserve and am now consulting with the CSA as a Senior Research Analyst with a focus on Zero Trust and Financial Services.


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John Yeoh

John Yeoh

Global Vice President of Research, CSA

With over 15 years of experience in research and technology, John excels at executive-level leadership, relationship management, and strategy development. He is a published author, technologist, and researcher with areas of expertise in cybersecurity, cloud computing, information security, and next generation technology (IoT, Big Data, SecaaS, Quantum). John specializes in risk management, third party assessment, GRC, data protection, incid...

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Who can join?

Anyone can join a working group, whether you have years of experience or want to just participate as a fly on the wall.

What is the time commitment?

The time commitment for this group varies depending on the project. You can spend a 15 minutes helping review a publication that's nearly finished or help author a publication from start to finish.

Virtual Meetings

Attend our next meeting. You can just listen in to decide if this group is a good for you or you can choose to actively participate. During these calls we discuss current projects, and well as share ideas for new projects. This is a good way to meet the other members of the group. You can view all research meetings here.



Thu, August 25, 5:00am - 6:00am PDT
ZT Maturity Model - AM Working Session (Updated)
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Zero Trust Maturity Model working group AM call. Recurs every 4 weeks and is complemented by an 8PM ET call on an alternate 4 week schedule so there's a call every two weeks (AM/PM/AM/PM...)

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