A Shift From Trust Everything, To The

Zero trust audit methodology


Specifies how to audit in order to increase trust and drive out risk. It specifically outlines how an audit and associated audit data should be managed, and how all parties participate. The current version is defined by control families and key supporting elements that, when followed, ensure zero trust audits across every audit stream. As a collaborative approach, Zero Trust Audit Methodology controls are currently being defined and developed with the help of industry experts and stakeholders.

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Today's Trust Everything IT Security Audits
Are Increasing RISK

Today’s IT audit paradigm is like the wild west. There are multiple parties with various governance, security methods, and few shared or centralized systems. Layer in the conflicted "truth" resulting from the payment flows between audit stakeholders that only incentivize auditors to look the other way, making it difficult to achieve a trusted risk assessment.

While originally intended to identify and mitigate risk (findings), the reality is today's trust everything methods hide them. The end result is the risk pool and audit stakeholder parties have had no choice but to trust everything.

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The Tale of Two Audit Paradigms

In an audit scenario of both paradigms against the Zero Trust IT Audit Methodology, it’s evident why a tectonic shift is required.

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Trust Everything broken Audit Paradigm & Findings


Zero trust audit paradigm blockers

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Zero Trust Audit Paradigm (No Findings)

The Zero Trust Audit Methodology drives a profound shift from Trust Everything audits to a modern Zero Trust Audit paradigm.

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