Overview

April 24
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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When state and local governments moved their workforces to home offices in response to COVID-19 last month, the IT security environment changed overnight. No longer could agencies maintain a network perimeter-centric view of security. At the same time, savvy hackers saw the change as an opportunity to target government employees with phishing attacks.

Join us April 24 at 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET for a 30-minute Lunch and Learn webinar to find out how you can enable employees and other users to access sensitive data and networks regardless of their location, device or network while still maintaining the highest levels of security.

Our experts will discuss:

- How a Zero Trust approach ensures the right people have the right level of access, to the right resources, in the right context, and that access is assessed continuously — all without adding friction for the user
- Steps you can take to begin implementing a Zero Trust architecture today

 

Speakers

Chad Peterson

Chad Peterson

Solution Engineer, Okta

Chad Peterson is a Solution Engineer with Okta. Chad has more than twenty-five years of experience in the IT industry. His past roles include 20 years as owner and CIO of Folsom Technology Group, Inc. Before joining Okta, Chad’s recent role was System Engineer for Citrix working with State and Local Governments covering the 13 western states. Chad holds certifications from Citrix, Cisco, HP, and Microsoft.

Fun fact: Chad lives in Folsom, Ca. with his wife Syonia and two sons Ryan, 21 and Carter,19. In his spare time, he enjoys playing Magic the Gathering and performing in community theater.

Morgan Wright

Morgan Wright — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Morgan is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. Morgan's landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He is currently a contributor to TheHill.com on matters of cybersecurity, national security and intelligence in addition to his national news appearances. Previously Morgan was a Senior Advisor in the US State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program and Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the 2012 Republican National Convention. In addition to 18 years in state and local law enforcement as a highly decorated state trooper and detective, Morgan has developed solutions in defense, justice and intelligence for the largest technology companies in the world including Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs, Unisys and SAIC.