Easy Preparation Steps for Adopting Zero Trust
It’s clear that many federal agencies are looking to decipher the recent Executive Order (EO) and importantly determine how it applies to them and their Zero Trust journey. The sense of urgency around the timeline in the EO is further dramatized by recent headlines spotlighting breaches, ransomware attacks, and the real-life impact this has, not only on government and industry, but on the daily lives of people in the US.
Hear from our industry panel with featured expert, Mike Brown, Rear Admiral, United States Navy (retired), an authority on our nation’s cybersecurity strategy through this his leadership positions at the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, Frank Briguglio, Global Public Sector Strategist, SailPoint, and David Pignolet, CEO and founder, SecZetta moderated by Johanna Baum, CEO and founder, S3.
Attendees will hear the panelists address important EO questions, such as:
- What are best practices for federal organizations mapping out their Zero Trust journey?
- What are some common blind spots for organizations related to zero-trust?
- Do we need a cultural change to how we approach identity and access?
- Is the executive order a precursor to new regulations around cybersecurity?
Mike Brown, Rear Admiral, United States Navy (Retired)
During his 31-year naval career, he held significant leadership positions within the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. Brown’s last position on active duty was as the Director, Cybersecurity Coordination for DHS. He was responsible for increasing interdepartmental collaboration in strategic planning for the Nation’s cybersecurity for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. He also served as DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary, Cybersecurity and Communications, Acting Assistant Secretary, Cybersecurity and Communications and as the Assistant Deputy Director Joint Interagency Task Force for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Mike currently sits on the board of S3, a specialized cyber security and global technology consulting firm.