Introduction to Zero Trust Course

What exactly is zero trust?

2 hours, 20 minutes

Course description

Explore zero trust, including how current traditional security architectures developed, zero trust's roots, core principles and tenets.


Principles of zero trust

Video - 00:29:00

Introducing the core principles underpinning zero trust, which are crucial to keep in mind for every security practitioner considering building a zero trust architecture.
How did we arrive at zero trust?

Video - 00:32:00

We discuss the history of "traditional" security architectures and how they compare to zero trust architecture.
Defining zero trust

Video - 01:11:00

With all the buzz in the security industry around zero trust, it can be hard to discern what zero trust is conceptually. Let's start there.
Zero trust overview

Video - 00:03:00

A simple overview of what you will learn in Course 1.
Zero trust course 1 assessment

Assessment - 10 questions

Unlock 7 days of free training

  • 1,400+ hands-on courses and labs
  • Certification practice exams
  • Skill assessments

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

Learn about scholarships and financing with

Affirm logo

Award-winning training you can trust