Time is central to accurate log files that define the who, what, when and where of all activity in a Zero Trust network.
Time that is accurate, reliable and secure is foundational to Zero Trust networks. Without it, authentication mechanisms will fail, essential log file timestamps will not align, Zero Trust analytics will be unreliable, forensics will be hampered and other network issues will occur.
Not only must the time be correct, but the time server synchronizing other equipment like servers, routers and switches must also be compliant to Zero Trust principles and fit accordingly in a Zero Trust architecture.
As the most secure Trusted Time network devices, SyncServer® time servers are best suited to support Zero Trust initiatives. They ensure the security of time and its sources, as well as comply with the fundamental pillars of Zero Trust, including users, devices, network and analytics.