Zero Trust Is Not a SKU – Saša Zdjelar – BSW #272
Zero Trust is the security buzzword of the moment, and while it is a very powerful approach, nearly every enterprise security product on the market – and some that aren’t even security products — are saying they enable Zero Trust. The problem is this: you can’t buy zero trust. It’s an approach, an architecture, and a journey, not software, hardware, or a service to deploy.
Zero Trust also provides a rare opportunity in security - to reduce cost, improve security AND enhance end-user and customer experience.
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Saša Zdjelar is the SVP of Security Assurance at Salesforce where he leads a global organization and is the executive sponsor for strategic corporate security initiatives such as Zero Trust. Prior to Salesforce, Saša spent nearly two decades working in the Energy sector in various security and non-security roles working on strategy, enterprise security & architecture, software engineering, ERP systems designs/integration, program and product management, planning & stewardship, etc.
He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, a Fellow at the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI), a member of the Black Hat CISO Summit Advisory Board and BlackHat Content Review board, an active member in organizations such as Infragard, ISACA and ISSA, has been published in various industry publications, and has spoken at a number of industry conferences and universities. Saša holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Master’s degree in Decision Science from the University of Florida.