Implementing and Making Zero Trust Easy

This event qualifies for 2 CPEs

Gartner recently recommended that agencies budget and pilot two Zero Trust networking projects in 2019 focused on microsegmentation and a Software-Defined Perimeter. 


So where do you begin? Join Brigadier General (ret.) Greg Touhill and other cybersecurity leaders at one of our local Tech Talk events designed to assist government in implementing an effective Zero Trust strategy.  


Key Zero Trust Tech Talk Topics:  

•Reduce over-privileged access & third-party risk 

•Secure access to critical workloads in the clouds  

•Unleash your security at the speed of DevOps  


For those interested in Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit, we will offer proof of attendance certificates at the conclusion of the session. 

Speaker and Presenter Information


Gregory J. Touhill 


Brigadier General Gregory J. Touhill was appointed by President Barack Obama as the nation’s first ever Federal Chief Information Security Officer in 2016, where he was responsible for ensuring that the proper set of digital security policies, strategies and practices were adopted across all government agencies.


He is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and combat veteran who served in several commands around the world including U.S. Transportation, Central, and Strategic Commands, and led the creation of the Air Force’s cyberspace operations training programs. He is a sought-after speaker and author within the information technology industry, where he is best-known for his “Cybersecurity for Executives: A Practical Guide,” which is used widely at colleges and universities across the country. He is also a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College, where he teaches Cyber Risk Management.  Touhill is a recipient of numerous professional and education degrees from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the Air War College, the University of Southern California and Penn State University.




Michael Friedrich


Prior to joining Cyxtera, Mr. Friedrich served in several senior engineering and leadership roles in SAVVIS, Terremark, Verizon and IBM. He joined Cyxtera with over 15 years of managerial, operational, product and technical leadership across commercial and government client verticals.


At Terremark, He led the engineering and product efforts that helped bring the cloud into the United States Federal Government use. He led the efforts to help modernize and move U.S.A. .GOV, F.B.I.GOV, Whitehouse.GOV and many others to the cloud.


Mr. Friedrich’s engineering knowledge covers cloud architecture, solutions integration, networking, zero trust/software defined perimeters, cyber security and product management/engineering.

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Census Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, State & Local Government, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, NSA, FCC

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Thu, May 23, 2019, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Sheraton Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
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