May 15

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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, state and local agencies are rapidly shifting to remote work. But many work-from-home strategies that rely on legacy appliances often bypass traditional security solutions and push legacy VPN technologies to the breaking point as greater numbers of employees attempt to remotely access the enterprise resources they need.

On May 15 at 2 p.m. EDT/11 a.m. PDT, join experts from the Center for Digital Government and Zscaler, a leading provider of security as a service, to learn how cloud-delivered security solutions enable your agency to rapidly deploy and scale cloud-based security and secure remote access to keep staff productive and protect sensitive data. This informative 30-minute webcast will:

  • Unpack the advantages of cloud-delivered security vs. traditional security appliances and VPNs.
  • Show how security as a service flexibly supports immediate remote work needs and strengthens long-term resiliency.
  • Explain why this new security model is a better fit for increasingly mobile and cloud-enabled work environments.  


Lisa Lorenzin

Lisa Lorenzin

Director of Transformation Strategy, ZScaler

Lisa Lorenzin is Director of Transformation Strategy at Zscaler, specializing in secure application access and digital transformation. For more than 20 years, she has worked in a variety of network and information security roles and has contributed to open standards for endpoint integrity and network security from the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Lisa’s current focus is on helping customers achieve their security goals and create a seamless user experience across cloud and mobile environments through the use of cloud-delivered zero trust access solutions.

Deborah Snyder

Deborah Snyder — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government and Former Chief Information Security Officer, New York State

Deborah Synder is an accomplished C-level influencer, with a broad range of experience in government, policy, cyber security, privacy and information technology. She is an experienced and highly-respected thought-leader who has held executive roles for over two decades. She recently retired from her position as New York State’s Chief Information Security Officer after over 35 years of public service.

In that role, as part of New York State's information technology transformation and consolidation initiative, Deborah helped redesign how the state protects its data. She directed the State’s comprehensive cyber security governance, risk management and compliance program, providing strategic leadership and vision and assuring business-aligned, risk-based investments that maximized business opportunity and minimized cyber security risk. She also directed the NYS Cyber Command Center, hotline, procedures for reporting and response to cyber-threats and digital forensics.