Join Us for Zenith Live 2019 Learn More
Join Us for Zenith Live 2019 Learn More

Zenith Live Agenda

September 16 — 18, 2019 |
The Venetian Resort, Las Vegas

Pre-Conference Certification Training

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TRANSFORMATION
NETWORK
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SECURITY
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MONDAY / SEPTEMBER 16
8:00am — 5:00pm

ZPA Essentials

New or Existing ZPA Administrators

Get hands-on experience using Zscaler Private Access and Zscaler App to provide secure remote access to applications in the data center and public cloud as an alternative to VPN. This is the hands-on lab of the ZCCP-PA certification. If the online pre-work is completed in conjunction with the lab, a ZCCP-PA certification will be granted.

ZPA Masters

Existing ZPA Administrators — ZCCP-PA Certification Recommended

Building on ZPA Essentials, this deep-dive lab will focus on advanced Zscaler Private Access use cases, including shadow IT discovery of private apps, securing third-party access, and integrating multiple IDPs for mergers and acquisitions.

ZIA Networking Masters

Network Teams Deploying SD-WAN and/or Zscaler App

In this hands-on lab, we will do a deep dive into setting up authentication and traffic forwarding with leading SD-WAN partners for secure local internet breakouts and Zscaler App for secure mobile access.

ZIA Security Essentials

Security Teams

This lab is a combination of classroom instruction and an in-depth exploration of Zscaler cloud security services, including SSL inspection, as well as threat coverage best practices and a threat hunting exercise using the Zscaler Admin UI.

ZIA Security Masters

Security Operations Team

Building on ZIA Security Essentials, this advanced workshop, run by our Zscaler ThreatLabZ research team, will consist of a series of hands-on labs, such as using APIs to integrate Zscaler logs into SOC workflows, threat hunting, and reconstructing the kill chain after a simulated attack.

5:30pm — 7:30pm
Welcome Reception in Expo Hall

General Schedule

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
7:30am — 8:20am
Breakfast
8:30am — 8:40am
General Session: Welcome
Micheline Nijmeh, Chief Marketing Officer, Zscaler
8:40am — 10:30am
Opening Keynote by Jay Chaudhry, CEO, and Team, Zscaler
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10:30am — 11:00am
Break
11:00am — 11:30am
Keynote by Andrew Stanley, CISO, Mars
11:30am — 12:30pm
Lunch
12:30pm — 3:15pm
Breakout Sessions
3:15pm — 3:30pm
Break
3:30pm — 4:15pm
Sponsor Sessions
Hear from Silver Peak or VeloCloud
4:15pm — 4:30pm
Break
4:30pm — 5:00pm
Keynote by Ben Sapiro, CISO, Canada Life
5:00pm — 5:45pm
Keynote by Salim Ismail, Founder, ExO Works
6:30pm — 10:00pm
Zenith Live Appreciation Party at Tao Nightclub
WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
8:00am — 8:50am
Breakfast
9:00am — 9:05am
General Session: Welcome Day 2
Micheline Nijmeh, Chief Marketing Officer, Zscaler
9:05am — 9:45am
Keynote by Alex Simons, Corporate VP of Program Management, Microsoft
9:45am — 10:15am
Keynote by Rich Baich, CISO and George Madaloni, CTO, AIG
10:15am — 10:30am
General Session: Awards
 
Micheline Nijmeh
Chief Marketing Officer, Zscaler
Bill Lapp
VP, Customer Success, Zscaler
10:30am — 10:50am
Break
10:50am — 11:35am
Breakout Sessions
11:35am — 12:35pm
Lunch
12:35pm — 2:20pm
Breakout Sessions
2:20pm — 2:40pm
Break
2:40pm — 3:10pm
Keynote by Marij Kouwenhoven, CIO, Nature’s Bounty
3:10pm — 3:30pm
Closing Keynote by Jay Chaudhry, CEO, Zscaler

Breakout Session Details

Zscaler Tracks
ZSCALER FOUNDATIONS
APPLICATION
NETWORK
SECURITY
CLOUD-FIRST ARCHITECTS
TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Rethinking Security in a Cloud and Mobile World and Path to a Zero Attack Surface
Steve Grossenbacher, Head of Product Marketing (ZIA), Zscaler Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler
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Ideal for attendees who are new to Zscaler, this session will highlight the need to transform security as applications move to the cloud and users are everywhere.

1:30pm — 2:15pm
Getting Started with Zscaler Internet Access
Bill Lapp, VP, Customer Success, Zscaler
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Hear how to properly deploy Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) at HQ and across your branch offices. Get tips and tricks and learn best practices.

2:30pm — 3:15pm
Getting Started with Zscaler Private Access
Chris Hines, Head of Product Marketing (ZPA/Zscaler App), Zscaler Kunal Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) works and its key deployment use cases: VPN alternative, third-party access, multi-cloud access, and M&A acceleration.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Securing a Mobile Workforce with Zscaler App
David Creedy, Sr. Product Manager (Z App), Zscaler
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Hear how Zscaler App (Z App) works with both Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) to enable and secure mobile users.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Under the Hood of the Largest Security Cloud
Misha Kuperman, SVP, Cloud Ecosystem, Zscaler
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of a Zscaler data center and see how the latest data center architecture enables service availability for a fast, reliable, and secure user experience.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Harness the Power of Zscaler Deployment and Support Services
Sunil Wadhwa, SVP, Global Customer Services, Zscaler Bill Lapp, VP, Customer Success, Zscaler
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Learn how to leverage the Zscaler support ecosystem (DAS, Pro Services, Community, Training, and Support).

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Why ZTNA Spells the End of the Remote Access VPN and Much, Much More
Lisa Lorenzin, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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What if remote access to apps running in hybrid and multi-cloud environments no longer required a VPN? Learn about zero trust network access (ZTNA) technologies and why Gartner believes 60% of enterprises will replace VPN with ZTNA by 2023.

1:30pm — 2:15pm
Accelerate IT Integration During Your Next M&A
Pavan Reddy, Solution Architect, Zscaler Kunal Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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The typical network integration during an M&A can take years—from NATing to dealing with overlapping IPs. See how enterprises are using ZPA to accelerate IT integration during M&A and to ensure the business remains productive, and secure, throughout the process.

2:30pm — 3:15pm
What's New with Zscaler Private Access
Dhawal Sharma, Senior Director Product Management, Zscaler
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Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is Zscaler's fastest-growing product. Learn about new features being baked into the service and how they are enabling zero trust access to private applications.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
ZPA B2B: Enabling Secure Access to Information for Your Customers and Suppliers
Dhwanit Shah, Principal Product Manager (ZPA), Zscaler
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With ZPA Browser Access, multiple IDP support, and the user portal, you can provide third-party access to private apps, including business-to-business portals, without exposing applications to the internet and without bringing partners onto the corporate network or placing VPN clients on their personal devices.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Taking Security to the Next Level with Browser Isolation
Dhawal Sharma, Senior Director Product Management, Zscaler
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Earlier this year we acquired browser isolation company, Appsulate. This session will showcase how we’re integrating this new technology into the Zscaler platform to secure access to applications for end-users, customers, partners, and suppliers without ever bringing the content down to the user's device.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Lessons Learned: Ensuring a Successful ZPA Deployment
Mark Ryan, Principal ZPA Solution Architect, Zscaler
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You've decided that Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is the best service for you, but how do you make sure you set yourself up for success? In this session we'll teach you best practices and "gotchas" to avoid for a successful ZPA deployment.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Lessons Learned: Network Transformation Case Study from Hub-and-Spoke to Direct-to-Cloud
Naresh Kumar, Director of Product Management, Zscaler
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Hear a customer's journey and the lessons the team learned about the driving forces behind its network transformation, the way to build a business case to support the initiative, and the benefits realized along the way.

1:30pm — 2:15pm
Capitalize on the Power of Zscaler Reporting and Analytics
Priyanka Pani, Sr. Product Manager (UI/UX), Zscaler
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Explore the latest advances in Zscaler reporting, including the new Executive Insights app, and hear how a Zscaler customer uses this information to communicate with other executives and the board.

2:30pm — 3:15pm
What's New with Zscaler Internet Access
Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler
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Find out what the Zscaler team has been busy with over the past year. Join this session to participate in an in-depth discussion about the latest Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) security innovations, new service features, and the overall product direction.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Our Office 365 Journey
Dan Shelton, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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What happens to your network architecture when you deploy Microsoft Office 365 to thousands of users around the globe? A lot. Learn Microsoft’s recommendations for Office 365, and lessons learned from a leading enterprise, so you can stay on the right track to a successful Office 365 migration.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Zscaler App: Going Beyond 80 and 443
David Creedy, Sr. Product Manager (Z App), Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler App can be used to protect your users no matter where they are or what applications they are using. This session will cover the latest release of Zscaler App and how it can be used to secure more than just web traffic.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Zscaler Digital Experience
Dhawal Sharma, Senior Director Product Management, Zscaler
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User experience is king, so join this session to learn how to leverage the Zscaler platform to monitor the end-user digital experience from device to app.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Advanced DLP that Works in a Mobile-First World
Moinul Khan, Sr. Director, Product Management (Data Protection), Zscaler
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Cloud and increased mobility of users impact the visibility you have into the data leaving your organization. Join this session to learn how to protect your most sensitive information with a Cloud DLP solution.

1:30pm — 2:15pm
Applying AI/ML to 70 Billion Transactions a Day for Better Security and Performance
Howie Xu, VP, Machine Learning & AI, Zscaler
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Join this deep-dive session with ML/AI experts on the ways that Zscaler is leveraging the latest technology to provide better security coverage. Learn why and how ML/AI improves your user experience and lowers your cost.

2:30pm — 3:15pm
Going Hunting with ThreatLabZ
Deepen Desai, VP, Security Research, Zscaler
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Join our security research experts to discuss the latest emerging threats, get a glimpse into case studies of real attacks, and experience an exclusive view of the threat landscape as seen from the Zscaler cloud.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
Stagecraft of Malicious Office Documents — A Look at Recent Malware Campaigns
Deepen Desai, VP, Security Research, Zscaler
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Malicious Office documents have become a favorite delivery tool for malware authors. In this session we will look at the different exploits and obfuscation, encryption, and evasion techniques used in these malicious documents from over 50 recent campaigns.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
Integrated Enterprise Inline and Out-of-Band CASB
Pooja Deshmukh, Sr. Product Manager, Zscaler
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Protecting sensitive information—even when your remote users access their SaaS apps over SSL—doesn't have to be hard. Learn how Zscaler can protect all your data and keep you compliant.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
What's New with Zscaler Internet Access
Steve House, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Zscaler
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Find out what the Zscaler team has been busy with over the past year. Join this session to participate in an in-depth discussion about the latest Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) security innovations, new service features, and overall product direction.

TUESDAY / SEPTEMBER 17
12:35pm — 1:20pm
Architecting for a Secure, Cloud-Enabled Network (HQ, Branch, Mobile Workforce)
Mike Richard, Solution Architect, Zscaler
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Learn about the design options and best practices for securing multi-Gig HQs, internet-only offices, and 4G/5G mobile devices.

1:30pm — 2:15pm
Understanding the Gartner Zero Trust Network Architecture
Lisa Lorenzin, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler
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ZTNA, SDP, zero trust — find out what the hype is about and learn how to provide secure access to apps in multiple clouds and access to industrial controls and computer systems without NGFWs.

2:30pm — 3:15pm
Handling SSL and TLS 1.3 at Scale While Maintaining Privacy
Udayan Palekar, Director of Product Management, Zscaler Brian Deitch, Solutions Engineer, Zscaler
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Learn to perform SSL/TLS inspection at scale to handle an increasingly encrypted world, and separating fact from fiction with TLS 1.3.

WEDNESDAY / SEPTEMBER 18
10:50am — 11:35am
A new approach to edge connectivity
Manoj Apte, Chief Strategy Officer, Zscaler Punit Minocha, SVP of Business and Corporate Development, Zscaler
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Understand how Zscaler Edge Connector and SD-WAN simplify and secure local internet breakouts.

12:30pm — 1:20pm
An Architect's Guide to Securing Access to Multi-Clouds
Mark Ryan, Principal ZPA Solution Architect, Zscaler
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Learn how Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) and Zscaler App (Z App) can provide seamless access in hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

1:35pm — 2:20pm
Building a Modern Security Ecosystem
Vendor: TBA Punit Minocha, SVP, Business and Corporate Development, Zscaler
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Understand the different integration points across Zscaler and Microsoft Azure, IAP, MCAS, Intune, and Office 365.