Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cybercrime , Cybercrime as-a-service

Proof of Concept: What's the Reality of Passwordless?

Also: Identity Trends, Zero Trust Initiatives
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tom Field, Jeremy Grant and John Kindervag

In the latest "Proof of Concept," John Kindervag, creator of Zero Trust and senior vice president of cybersecurity strategy at ON2IT, and Jeremy Grant, managing director of technology business strategy at Venable, join ISMG's Anna Delaney and Tom Field to discuss trending Zero Trust and identity issues.

See Also: Shift From Perimeter-Based to Identity-Based Security

The four - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Jeremy Grant, managing director, technology business strategy, Venable; and John Kindervag, creator of Zero Trust and senior vice president of cybersecurity strategy, ON2IT - discuss:

  • The likelihood of President Biden issuing an executive order on identify fraud anytime soon;
  • The state of Zero Trust in 2022 and updates from the CyberTheory Institute's Zero Trust Initiative;
  • The reality of passwordless authentication today.

Grant was the founding leader of the National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace and senior executive adviser for identity management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He led the White House’s initiative to catalyze a marketplace of secure, easy-to-use, privacy-enhancing identity solutions for online services through government and private sector partnerships.

Kindervag was previously field CTO at Palo Alto Networks. Earlier, while working at Forrester Research, where he was a vice president and principal analyst on the security and risk team, he created the Zero Trust model. He also previously served as a security consultant, penetration tester and security architect.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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