Thought leadership webcasts and live demos

Zscaler webcasts and demos provide insight into the most topical issues around the threat landscape, cloud‑based security and access, and business transformation. Join a live webcast or a demo to ask questions directly to experts, or watch a previously recorded webcast any time. Either way, it’s free.

Upcoming webcasts

Enabling the Internet-only Branch with Zscaler Cloud Firewall

DATE: Thursday, March 02nd, 2017 | Americas - 08:30 am PST (16:30 pm UK, 17:30 pm CET)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Sri Subramanian, Sr. Director of Product Management, Zscaler

HOST: Gerry Festa, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Zscaler

TARGET AUDIENCE: Zscaler customers and prospects

As a Zscaler customer, you have already made the transformational decision to move your security to the cloud. To realize the full potential of the Zscaler cloud you can route your branch office traffic locally and securely to the Internet. Local Internet breakouts will drastically improve your user experience for applications like Office 365 while reducing your MPLS costs. Learn how Zscaler Cloud Firewall delivers next generation firewall capabilities including protection for all ports and protocols, user and application awareness while leveraging your existing Zscaler security services.

Five Things You need to Know About IT Transformation to a Cloud Enabled Enterprise

Learn from the experiences of Larry Biagini, former CTO of GE

DATE: Tuesday, March 07th, 2017 | Americas - 08:30 am PST (16:30 pm UK, 17:30 pm CET)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Larry Baigini, Chief Technology Evangelist, Zscaler

HOST: Gerry Festa, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Zscaler

The cloud is a powerful business enabler, and transitioning to top SaaS and cloud platforms can bring new agility and productivity to your business. However, such a transition significantly impacts security, network traffic flows, user experience, and cost. Industry veteran and former CTO of GE, Larry Biagini, discusses the five things he learned while leading GE’s global IT organization through a massive cloud transformation, and he’ll share the five things he wished he knew before embarking on the journey.

Combating ransomware and advanced threats

DATE: Tuesday, March 07th, 2017 | 17:30 pm UK, 18:30 pm CET

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Andy Kennedy, Sales Engineering Manager, Zscaler, Inc.

Join Andy Kennedy, Zscaler Sales Engineering Manager, for a live demonstration of the Zscaler Cloud Sandbox and Next Generation Cloud Firewall capabilities. Andy will demonstrate how the Zscaler Cloud Security Platform examines every byte of traffic that flows between your users and the Internet, combating advanced threats and ransomware, and applying a consistent security policy wherever your users may be.

Best Practices for Ransomware Protection

Minimize risk and ensure that your organization is protected from Ransomware

DATE: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 | Americas - 08:30 am PST (15:30 pm UK, 16:30 pm CET)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Michael Sutton, CISO, Zscaler

HOST: Steve Grossenbacher, Senior Product Manager, Zscaler

If you think you already know enough about ransomware, think again. Ransomware was rampant in 2016, and in 2017 we’re seeing an explosion of new variations. They are more sophisticated, more easily accessible, being manufactured in bulk using exploit kits and being delivered as a service. This session will provide best practices to help you minimize risk and the best methods to safeguard your organization.

Recently recorded webcasts

Cloud Security for SD-WAN: Best Practices for Branch Office Transformation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lee Dolsen, Technical Director, Asia Pacific & Japan, Zscaler, Inc

GUEST SPEAKER: Idris T Vasi, Managing Director, Asia-Pac, Viptela

This webcast will cover common use case scenarios from Viptela and Zscaler of their widely adopted solution. It will touch base on how to rapidly deploy secure, 100% cloud-based and easy-to-manage SD-WAN.


Are You Maximizing your Protection from Ransomware

Ensure that you’re leveraging your Zscaler service for best protection

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Deepen Desai, Director of Security Research, Zscaler

HOST: Steve Grossenbacher, Senior Product Manager, Zscaler

TARGET AUDIENCE: Zscaler customers and prospects

Ransomware is a constantly evolving threat and the Zscaler research team is uncovering new information about this threat every day. As a Zscaler customer, it is important for you to stay up-to-date on this latest research and ensure that you are optimally using the Zscaler cloud service to protect your entire organization from ransomware.


Security Predictions for 2017

Our top 10 security predictions for 2017

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Michael Sutton, CISO, Zscaler

The world is undergoing a fundamental change in 2017, much of it driven by fear and uncertainty. Alliances are being reassessed, borders are being redrawn and companies are rethinking their approach to security. What are the new looming threats out there? Who are the biggest perpetrators of cybercrime? And how best should we be protecting our companies? Join Michael Sutton, CISO at Zscaler as he discusses our top 10 security predictions for 2017.


Office 365 deployment from A to Z

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Chris Hodson, EMEA CISO , Zscaler, Inc

GUEST SPEAKER: Andreas Zengel, EMEA CTO, Skyhigh Networks

Join this webcast to know insights gained from hundreds of Office 365 implementations shared by our panelists from Zscaler and Skyhigh Networks. They will also cover topics like the increase in network complexity, security considerations and the hike in infrastructure upgrade costs.


How secure are you?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Amit Sinha, Executive VP of Engineering and Cloud Operations, Zscaler

Zscaler's security research team regularly ploughs through a treasure trove of transaction data applying machine learning for deeper insights. In this webcast, we'll look at the aggregated data through several lenses to explore topics like traffic patterns in various geographies, types of malware and threats that target specific vertical industries and risks associated with specific applications.


Zscaler Technical Overview Webinar

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Andy Kennedy, Sales Engineering Manager, Zscaler

This demo will highlight concrete security and business reasons on why moving to a 100% cloud security platform is the only viable option to keep your organization and employees safe in today's social and mobile world.


Dissecting the latest security attacks

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Deepen Desai, Senior Director Security Research, Zscaler

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Gerard Festa, Senior Director Product Marketing, Zscaler

This webcast will cover recent attacks and a discussion on what you need to know to mitigate the risk and protect your users. It will highlight the innovative techniques hackers are using in today’s threat landscape along with the best practices and security recommendations to defend against multi-stage attacks.


Secure Digital Business Transformation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Michael Sutton, CISO, Zscaler

Join this webcast to find out what every CIO or CISO should know about secure digital business transformation. This will also cover lessons learned and insights gained as a result of leading a number of Global 2000 organizations through a massive cloud transformation.


Office 365 is all the rage - but is your network ready?

GUEST SPEAKER: Manoj Apte, Senior Vice President of Product Management, Zscaler

This webcast discusses key considerations to be aware of before companies deploy Office 365 and best practices for addressing these issues using a cloud based security solution.


Insights from the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jim Reavis, Co-Founder and CEO, Cloud Security Alliance

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Atri Chatterjee, CMO, Zscaler

In this webcast, we will talk about Gartner's findings that are relevant for CISOs and CIOs and also the key considerations to make when making your next web security decision.