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Capitol of Texas ISSA October 2020 Chapter Meeting

October 21 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a virtual event.

Zero Trust, Identity, and Why VPNs aren’t the Solution

This presentation will unpack and explore the current global operational environment (pre & post COVID) – as informed by the ongoing crisis/pandemic and threat conditions – with an eye towards the new network realities going forward – to include such topics as zero trust, the use software defined perimeters vs firewalls and VPNs, and thoughts on extending operational reach and access of the global remote work force, while at the same time ensuring integrity, resiliency, and competitive advantage of the supported government/business model.

About the Speaker

Jack Koons

Jack Koons is a seasoned cybersecurity executive with extensive experience building organizations, teams, and capabilities – focused on the development, deployment, and employment of cyberspace operations and cybersecurity capability.

Jack previously served as Chief Cybersecurity Strategist and technology evangelist for a global information technology provider, and is a former 25-year career (retired) senior United States Department of Defense full-spectrum Cyber Warfare Officer whose globally-spanning operational, management, and leadership assignments include extensive service within the US National Intelligence, Special Operations, and Cyber communities; Jack is an accomplished author and lecturer on the topic of cyber warfare and security; founding member of the US Army’s Cyber Warfare Career Field, US Army Cyber Command, and emergent United States Department of Defense cyberspace effort.


11:30 AM Chapter Business

11:40 AM Sponsor Message

11:45 AM Presentation Begins

12:50 PM Q&A

1:00 PM Meeting Concludes


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