Zscaler Announces Intent to Acquire Airgap Networks to extend Zero Trust SASE

Join Us at Zscaler Public Sector Summit 2024

Ronald Reagan Building

Washington, DC
April 4, 2024 Summit
April 5, 2024 Training
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Secure. Simplify. Transform.

Zscaler Public Sector Summit 2024 is the must-attend event for government and education cyber professionals looking for insight into the latest innovations in secure modernization, network transformation, and the adoption of a zero trust architecture.  


Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best, interact with live demos, and network with your government and industry peers.

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Why Attend
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A jam-packed agenda

Join experienced peers to discover practical takeaways, lessons learned, and best practices to securely drive innovation in the evolving threat landscape.


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Inspiring speakers

Attend keynotes from government experts, industry panelists, and leading innovators as they share their transformation stories.

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Focused demos and training

Gain hands-on experience at our solution stations, and come back on Summit Day 2 for live, in-person training sessions.

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Powerful networking

Meet and engage with leading cybersecurity innovators in government, education, and industry.

Agenda

Agenda at-a-glance

General Session: Welcome
8:45 - 8:55 AM
Revolution to Evolution: Securing, Simplifying, and Transforming Your Mission with Zero Trust AI
8:55 - 9:35 AM
The State of Zero Trust: A Fireside Chat with Chris DeRusha
9:35 - 9:55 AM
Transformation to innovation: Unlocking the resources to Secure Government Modernization
9:55 - 10:20 AM
Networking Break
10:20 - 10:35 AM
Redefining the Future of Cybersecurity
10:35 - 11:05 AM
How AI/ML is Impacting Cyber Protection and IT Operations in Public Sector
11:05 - 11:30 AM
Networking Break
11:30 - 11:45 AM
Advancing on the Zero Trust Journey: Strategies, Progress, and Results
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
The DoD's Zero Trust Strategy: Impacts on Industry, Adoption, and Future Pathways
12:10 - 12:35 PM
Lunch & Networking Break
12:35 PM - 1:35 PM
Track 1: Securing the Enterprise: Insights from Systems Integrators, Government, and Industry Leaders
1:35 - 2:05 PM
Track 2: New Innovations in GovCloud: Eliminating the Risk and Complexity of SD-WAN with Zero Trust Connectivity
1:35 - 2:05 PM
Break/Change tracks
2:05 - 2:20 PM
Track 1: Safeguarding our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure
2:20 - 2:55 PM
Track 2: Zero Access to Zero Trust in 10 minutes
2:20 - 2:55 PM
Networking Reception & Demos
2:55 - 3:55 PM
Speakers

Meet the speakers

Check back for additional speakers to be added

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Jay Chaudhry
CEO, Chairman, and Founder

Zscaler

Dr. Kelly Fletcher
CIO

Department of State 

Eric Hysen
Eric Hysen
Chief Information Officer & Chief AI Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Kavitha Mariappan
Kavitha Mariappan
EVP, Customer Experience & Transformation

Zscaler

Chris DeRusha
Chris DeRusha
Federal Chief Information Security Officer, Deputy National Cyber Director

Office of Management and Budget

Pete Amirkhan
Pete Amirkhan
SVP of WorldWide Public Sector

Zscaler

Maria Roat
Maria Roat
CEO, Former US Deputy Federal CIO

MA Roat Consulting, LLC

Eric Mill
Eric Mill
Executive Director for Cloud Strategy

U.S. General Services Administration

Jessie Posilkin
Jessie Posilkin
Technical Lead of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF)

U.S. General Services Administration

Dhawal Sharma
SVP, Product Management

Zscaler

Zach Benz
Zach Benz
Sr. Manager for Cybersecurity and DCISO

Sandia National Laboratories

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Deepen Desai
Chief Security Officer

Zscaler

Gerald Caron
Gerald Caron
Chief Information Officer

International Trade Administration (ITA)

Robert Costello
Chief Information Officer

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Dan Han
Dan Han
Chief Information Security Officer

Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Gregory Edwards
Dr. Gregory Edwards
CISO

FEMA

Hansang Bae
Hansang Bae
CTO, Public Sector

Zscaler

Les Call
Les Call
Director, Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office

DoD CIO

Bob D. Ritchie
SVP, Chief Technology Officer

SAIC

Justin DePalmo
Justin DePalmo
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)

Laura Fritzlen
Laura Fritzlen
VP, Public Sector Alliances and Channels

Zscaler

Mike Pitcher
Mike Pitcher
Sr. Manager, Solutions Architecture

AWS

Jack McCarthy
Jack McCarthy
Former CIO

New Jersey Judiciary

Deepak Patel
Deepak Patel
Head of OT/IOT Security

Zscaler

Jose Padin
Jose Padin
Chief Transformation Officer, Public Sector

Zscaler

Adam Ford
Adam Ford
Chief Technology Officer, State & Local Government and Education

Zscaler

Stephen Kovac
Stephen Kovac
Chief Compliance Officer

Zscaler

Suneel Cherukuri
Suneel Cherukuri
CISO

Government of the District of Columbia 

Nelson Sims
Nelson Sims
Director, Cyber Security Services

District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority

Luis Coronado
Luis Coronado
CIO

Dept. of State Consular Affairs 

Lt. Col. Stephen Durel
Lt. Col. Stephen Durel
Deputy Chief of Cyber Operations

Louisiana National Guard

Demos and Training

Gain Hands-On Experience and Get Certified

Day 1 - April 4

Experience hands-on product demos from Zscaler and our industry-leading partners.

Sponsors

Partners

AWS
carahsoft
Crowdstrike
Intel
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RavenTek
Red River
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Venue

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004


 

Parking: The attached public parking garage is the largest in the city.

 

Metro: The Federal Triangle Metro Station (Orange, Blue, and Silver lines) is connected to the Reagan Building by a covered passageway. The Metro Center Metro Station (Red line) is two blocks away.

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