Using 'Zero Trust' Model to Enhance IoT SecurityFred Streefland Addresses Misconceptions About the Model
Adopting the "zero trust" model is essential to ensuring security as organizations use more IoT devices, says Fred Streefland of Hikvision, a Chinese company that manufactures video surveillance equipment. He addresses misconceptions about the model.
"Zero trust is a journey. It's a mindset and it’s a strategy," he says.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Streefland discusses:
- How the company handles security in the development process;
- The value of the zero trust model and why it requires improved visibility.
- The challenges pertaining to Hikvision being prohibited from selling products to the U.S. government.
Streefland is the director of cybersecurity and data protection officer for Hikvision, covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has 28 years of experience within security and intelligence, previously serving as a military intelligence adviser to the secretary general of NATO. He has also served as CISO of enterprise software company Exact; corporate global CISO of Leaseweb, a Dutch hosting company; and CSO for Northern and Eastern Europe at Palo Alto Networks.