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Zero Trust: Fast forwarding into working without boundaries

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT (2020-05-29 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Chase Cunningham, Alex Weinert

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  • Microsoft

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Overview

With the impact of COVID-19 driving many organizations to rapidly evolve how they support remote work, IT organizations are under tremendous pressure to ensure they're managing risk effectively. Many on-premises apps are being accessed remotely for the first time, more employees are using personal devices for work, and the policies used to secure access and route network traffic are seeing entirely new trends in telemetry.

Come join Dr. Chase Cunningham, Principal Analyst of Security and Risk at Forrester, and Alex Weinert, Director of Identity Security at Microsoft, to learn how a Zero Trust security approach secures remote access to applications with dynamic access policies, protects all the devices accessing your network, and empowers employees with simpler, more productive experiences.

Speaker Bios

Chase Cunningham

Dr. Chase Cunningham primarily contributes to Forrester's offerings for security and risk professionals. His research guides client initiatives related to security operations center (SOC) planning and optimization, counter-threat operations, encryption, network security, and Zero Trust concepts and implementation. He helps senior technology executives with their plans to leverage comprehensive security controls and the use of a variety of standards, frameworks, and tools to enable secure business operations. His research focuses on integrating security into operations; leveraging advanced security solutions; empowering operations through artificial intelligence and machine learning; and planning for future growth within secure systems.


Alex Weinert

Alex is the Director of Identity Security at Microsoft. Billions of users sign in to millions of apps almost 20B times a day on our identity platform; the Identity Security team protects them from unauthorized access, account takeover, and abuse. If you have signed into Xbox, Skype, Outlook, Office 365, Azure, any number of our B2C sites or organizations using Azure AD, we’re the team standing between you and the hackers. In addition to detection, investigation and response, ISP delivers Azure AD Identity Protection, Conditional Access, Multi-Factor-Authentication, and the Microsoft Authenticator app, as well as a host of enterprise and consumer account defense systems. Prior to his current role, Alex previously served in a variety of engineering and product management roles on products such as MSN, Visual Studio, Xbox, and Identity related products like AD and FIM. Outside of work, Alex is passionate about interfacing with various humans, making stuff, sailing and music

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