Overview

September 24
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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State and local government has experienced an unprecedented amount of change due to the shift to remote work. Agencies will need to accommodate telework and new ways of delivering citizen services into the foreseeable future. Amid this shift, there is renewed focus on IT modernization to ensure business continuity. This presents government leaders with the unique opportunity to rethink cybersecurity along with the modernization projects to effectively protect their IT environments. On Sept. 24th at 11am PST/2pm EST, Government Technology and Duo Security are joining together to discuss how a zero-trust approach can help agencies adapt their cybersecurity strategy to the new normal and reduce risk. 
 
Register for the webcast to also learn:
· Why remote work and other changes in the IT environment introduce more risk
· What zero trust is and how it helps reduce an agency’s attack surface
· How to get started with zero trust and building a security strategy that supports modern applications

 

Speakers

Deborah A. Snyder

Deborah A. Snyder

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Deborah is accomplished C-level influencer, with a broad range of experience in government, policy, cyber security, privacy and information technology. An experienced and highly-respected thought-leader who has held executive roles for over two decades.

She recently retired from her position as New York State’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), after over 35 years of public service.

In that role, as part of New York State's information technology transformation and consolidation initiative, she helped redesign how the state protects its data. As State CISO, she directed the State’s comprehensive cyber security governance, risk management and compliance program, providing strategic leadership and vision, and assuring business-aligned, risk-based investments that maximized business opportunity and minimized cyber security risk. She also directed the NYS Cyber Command Center, hotline, procedures for reporting and response to cyber-threats, and digital forensics. https://www.govtech.com/blogs/lohrmann-on-cybersecurity/an-inside-look-at-new-york-state-government-cybersecurity.html

She holds multiple industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), SANS Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT) Global Information Assurance Certification, and Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Industry Thought-Leadership

• Nationally-recognized expert, speaker and author who has presented at countless industry conferences. Her future-leaning and compelling perspectives on leadership, organizational change, and cybersecurity make her a highly-regarded advisor and sought-after keynote speaker.

• Center for Digital Government (CDG) Senior Fellow.

• 2019 StateScoop State Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award; 2018 SANS National Cybersecurity Innovation Awards - Difference Maker Award

• Co-Chaired the National Campaign for Cyber Hygiene, Center for Internet Security, Council on CyberSecurity, National Governors Association Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council, which provided recommendations for effective defenses against cyber-attacks mapped to the National Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

• Graduate-level course professor, has published numerous articles, and co-authored “SECURE – Insights From The People Who Keep Information Safe” - which offers industry insights and perspective on what’s top-of-mind for executives. leadership insights and

• Serves on numerous governing/advisory boards, working groups and mentoring programs.

Sean Frazier

Sean Frazier

Advisory CISO, Federal, Duo Security at Cisco

Sean Frazier is Advisory CISO, Federal at Cisco’s Duo Security. In his role, Sean acts as the voice of the CISO for Duo's federal business. Prior to joining Duo, Sean spent more than 25 years working in technology and public sector security for companies such as Netscape, LoudCloud/Opsware, Proofpoint, Cisco & MobileIron.

Sean has helped lead numerous projects used by the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, including the Fortezza Crypto Card, Defense Messaging System (DMS) and many others. He also has extensive experience in identity and public key infrastructure (PKI), network, applications, mobile and IoT.

Sean has testified in front of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on the importance of public/private partnership in protecting the nation’s digital infrastructure.

Sean also advises public/private partnership working groups including ACT-IAC, ATARC and many others.

Dan Lohrmann

Dan Lohrmann — Moderator

Dan Lohrmann, Chief Security Officer & Chief Strategist at Security Mentor Inc.

Daniel J. Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist, keynote speaker and author.

During his distinguished career, he has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in a variety of executive leadership capacities, receiving numerous national awards including: CSO of the Year, Public Official of the Year and Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader. Lohrmann led Michigan government’s cybersecurity and technology infrastructure teams from May 2002 to August 2014, including enterprisewide Chief Security Officer (CSO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles in Michigan.

He currently serves as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for Security Mentor Inc. He is leading the development and implementation of Security Mentor’s industry-leading cyber training, consulting and workshops for end users, managers and executives in the public and private sectors. He has advised senior leaders at the White House, National Governors Association (NGA), National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), federal, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and nonprofit institutions.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, beginning his career with the National Security Agency. He worked for three years in England as a senior network engineer for Lockheed Martin (formerly Loral Aerospace) and for four years as a technical director for ManTech International in a US/UK military facility.

Lohrmann is the author of two books: Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web and BYOD for You: The Guide to Bring Your Own Device to Work. He has been a keynote speaker at global security and technology conferences from South Africa to Dubai and from Washington, D.C., to Moscow.

He holds a master's degree in computer science (CS) from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and a bachelor's degree in CS from Valparaiso University in Indiana.

Follow Lohrmann on Twitter at: @govcso