Coffee Talk: The Security Case Against VPNs

Date: Thursday, December 14th at 11am PT / 2pm ET

Join us live to qualify to receive a $5 Starbucks gift card!*

Nearly every day, consumers are bombarded with advertisements marketing VPNs as the ultimate security solution for an online world. These ads are often filled with audacious and sometimes misleading claims. The truth is that while there can be security advantages to using a VPN, VPNs can also be harmful from a security perspective.

This webcast examines the true security implications of using a VPN. In this presentation, you will learn:

  • Why VPNs can provide a false sense of security
  • How hackers can use a VPN to mask their activities
  • Why VPNs might undermine your zero trust efforts

Here is the AGENDA for the Coffee Talk:

11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET
The Security Case Against VPNs

11:45 a.m. PT / 2:45 p.m. ET
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Our Industry Expert:

Brien Posey, 22-time Microsoft MVP & Technology Writer

Brien Posey is a freelance technology author and 22-time Microsoft MVP. Throughout his career, Brien has written or contributed to dozen IT books, and created numerous full-length video training courses and published thousands of blog posts on a huge variety of IT and space related topics. Many of those blog posts can be found in his Poseys Tips and Tricks column, or in his new Posey’s Moonshot column.

Moderated by:
Gladys Rama, Editorial Director

Our Featured Presenter:

Brett James, CTO in Residence, Zscaler

Brett is an IT infrastructure and security leader with 20 years of experience spanning operations across six continents. Prior to joining Zscaler, Brett led Bechtel Corporation's journey towards Zero Trust while directing multi-disciplinary teams across the globe. Brett's career has evolved from help desk support, server and datacenter operations, through to leading regional and global teams with responsibilities across operations, engineering design and architecture disciplines. That wide experience gave him in-depth knowledge of a diverse range of technologies and disciplines plus the capability to direct teams who manage them.
*Prize will be distributed to the first 200 attendees who attend the live event for a minimum of 51% of the total presentation. Only valid business e-mail addresses of current employer will be considered. Only eligible for one entry per individual, not per e-mail address. Must be a US resident. No substitutions allowed. False and/or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible. No purchase is required. This offer is not valid where prohibited by law. If there is any reason to suspect abuse, fraud, or breach of these terms and conditions, we have the right to void the prize.

Duration: 1 hour

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