Rob has over 30 years of information technology experience working with Fortune 500, Global 1000, and government organizations focusing on information/cyber security to establish and run successful security programs.
His broad background has allowed him to excel in a variety of roles, including individual contributor, SME, manager, and director. Rob has practical experience in cloud environments, containerization, DevSecOps, networking, Windows/Linux-UNIX/Mainframe system administration, database administration, business continuity planning, managing support and operations groups, as well as strategic and tactical planning. His broad, hands-on experience in various IT specializations provides a superior foundation for my security expertise.
ZT Data managers must protect the crown jewels of the organization while dealing with ever expanding data needs.
ZT device managers need to balance ease of access with security while juggling the ever-changing and expanding list of devices.
ZT identity managers face significant challenges as they balance access requirements with security mandates.
CISOs expect application security to fully support ZT, while AppSec managers use the ZT framework to organize & prioritize investments and activities.
By identifying key priorities before a breach, ZT infrastructure managers can contribute meaningfully to the success of the organization’s ZT strategy.
Contemporary zero trust infrastructure often centers on outside-the-perimeter resources, challenging security leaders who are looking to establish resilient environments.
Zero trust networks provide visibility into key issues, including segmentation, secure access to data, applications, and identity and device resources.
The network plays a unique role in the shift from traditional perimeter-based security strategies to zero trust, spanning four key categories.
CISOs are organizing strategy around key intellectual property assets and the identity processes that grant access to and across core IT/ZT pillars.
Identifying and employing relevant, meaningful metrics builds support for ZT across the organization and enables CISOs to avoid “precision without accuracy”
This article defines a 10-step path to zero trust (ZT), spanning foundational and transitional activities and “deploy, monitor, and evolve” action steps.
This article identifies six key factors that contribute to a CISO’s ability to work with corporate stakeholders to roll out zero trust (ZT).
Identifying the 33 technologies and IT management practices that define a successful zero trust roadmap.
Zero trust (ZT) supports business objectives for three personas: senior executives, the CIO, and the CISO. Aligning strategy with these personas builds ZT support.
Leaders invest in zero trust to move beyond reactive risk management, rationalize investments, improve scale and speed to market, and gain efficiencies.