Publication Date

Fall 2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

Rich Manprisio

Second Advisor

Mohammed Salam

Third Advisor

Stephen Hyzny


Cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and IT organizations need to continue to modernize their approaches to cybersecurity in light of today's dynamic cyber threat environment. Cybersecurity professionals must adopt a zero-trust security model and the mindset needed to engineer and operate a system specifically designed to operate according to zero trust principles in order to ensure the security of sensitive data, systems, and services as enterprise networks become increasingly dispersed and complex.