Advancing the Information Security Profession


For Microsoft, Zero Trust establishes a strict boundary around corporate and customer data. For end users, Zero Trust delivers a simplified user experience that allows them to easily manage and find their content. And for customers, Zero Trust creates a unified access platform that they can use to enhance the overall security of their entire ecosystem.

Please join Shawn Anderson, Executive Security Advisor, Microsoft as he covers what organizations should consider in their Zero Trust Journey. Shawn has many years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies at the CISO and CXO level on their security posture, architecture, and hybrid cloud deployment. We will discuss zero trust, share executive stories, what to consider, what to avoid, and finally why it is important to focus on data protection and application management vs just old school protect the network.  

Welcome Shawn Anderson
Executive Security Advisor
Shawn is a former Marine and experienced Chief Information Security Officer providing cyber security solutions and guidance to customers, government agencies, and commercial corporations. As an Executive Security Advisor for the Microsoft Security Solutions Area he focuses on helping enterprises think strategically with their cloud deployments and the security behind data protection requirements as they transition from on premises to hybrid cloud. He develops close relationships with CISO’s, their directs, and other C level executives to ensure they understand Microsoft’s security platform and other capabilities. He is passionate about this as it ensures customers can build a more resilient security ecosystems for their environment.  

Join us virtually at 5:30 on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

5:15 - Networking for members and participants

5:30 - Welcome and Chapter Announcements

5:40 Intro to Facilitator and Tonight's Subject - Zero Trust

6:05 Vendor presentation

6:20 Roundtable discussion

6:40 Wrap-Up

7:00 Meeting Close
Eric Walters, President
About (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world.

Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, pragmatic approach to security.

Its membership, more than 150,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry.

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