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Working Group Organization
CSA Support

• ZT Inquiries - [email protected]

• Erik Johnson - [email protected]

• John Yeoh - [email protected]

Research Working Group Co-chairs

• Jerry Chapman

• Jason Garbis

• Chris Steffen


The CSA Zero Trust Working Group has the following nine work streams:
 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 & Maturity Model

Expressions of interest in working group and specific workstream participation can be registered here or by sending an email to [email protected].


Latest Discussion Posts

  • The recording of the excellent 12/8/2022 Zero Trust Implementation Journey Presentation by Pam Kubiatowski about her global network transformation journey to advance the security posture of a multi-national organization is available for viewing. Zero ...

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  • Passcode: ZTimplement101! Our senior subject matter expert advisor and the founder of Zero Trust has graciously offered ...

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  • Passcode: DataPillar7! Our senior subject matter expert advisor and the founder of Zero Trust ...

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  • Recording link: Briefing for the CSA ZT Research Working Group and ZTAC Leadership by John Kindervag and CISA leads on the development of the NSTAC Report to the ...

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  • Hello folks - Reminder - our next workstream meeting - for Zero Trust Architecture, Implementation and Maturity Model - is this Thursday January 26 at 8.00 pm ET. We hope to see you there - we will be covering the following topics: Welcome ...

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Latest Shared Files


  • New Zero Trust Training: Key Features & Technologies of Software-Defined Perimeter

    The Cloud Security Alliance is excited to release Key Features & Technologies of Software-Defined Perimeter, the third course in our online Zero Trust Training (ZTT) program. This new course will provide learners with an in-depth look at the key features and technologies of SDP for securing today's and tomorrow's IT infrastructureswhether they are on-premises, in the cloud, a hybrid of the two, or a case with multiple cloud service providers.

    Learners will be introduced to the principles of Least Privilege and Need to Know, policy-based authorization and access controls, and the similarities and differences between SDP and SDN.

    This course is a great fit for users in any of the following roles:

    • C-Suite (CEO, CTO, CISO, CIO)
    • Managers and Decision Makers
    • Cybersecurity Analysts
    • Security Engineers and Architects
    • Enterprise Architects
    • Security Administrators
    • Compliance Managers
    • Systems Engineers
    • Developers

    The ZTT program covers eight areas of Zero Trust knowledge and will be rolled out in a series of six courses available on CSA’s Knowledge Center. To learn more about CSA’s Zero Trust Training program, download the ZTT overview and get started

    Special offer for CSA Members!

    Through December 31, CSA corporate members receive 50% off the ZTT bundle on the Knowledge Center, which includes six online ZTT courses and one exam token. Fill out this form to claim 50% off the ZTT bundle or learn how you can create a custom ZTT package for your team that meets the unique needs of your organization.

  • Zero Trust Working Group 10/18 Meeting Deck & Recording

    Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in the CSA ZT Research Full Working Group call today.

    Links to the deck and meeting recording are below. We look forward to continuing these discussions online in the ZT Circle community and in future workgroup and workstream meetings.

    A key next step is for volunteers to select and join the workstreams that they want to participate in. 


    Meeting presentation: ZT Full WG Meeting 10-18-2022.pptx


    Meeting recording:

    Passcode: ZeroTrust2022!

    The actual meeting starts about 13 minutes in

  • CSA Zero Trust Research - 12/20 Full Working Group Meeting Materials

    A Zoom meeting has been scheduled for 3PM ET Tuesday 12/20 and at the same time the third Tuesday of every month thereafter. Meetings will be recorded for subsequent viewing.

    Full details and link to a downloadable ICS file are available at the link below.

    The monthly Zeru Trust full working group meeting (spanning all 9 workstreams) was held today.  Deck and recording links follow.  New workgroup and workstream meetings will be scheduled and new invitations sent out shortly for the new year, generally keeping with established schedules and cadence as applicable.

    Materials from the 12/20 meeting:
    Deck: ZT Full WG Meeting 12-20-2022.pptx

    - Passcode: KeepZTsimple2023!

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