Jon Rohrich is a Security & Compliance Technical Specialist at Microsoft Canada with a focus primarily on Identity, Device, Threat, and Information Management. Jon has 8 years’ experience advising IT & Information Security executives from a strategic capacity, at customers across a breadth of industries such as financial services, healthcare, legal, government and more. Jon helps businesses keep pace with the rapidly changing security and threat landscape. Jon holds an array of technical and Security certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Jon is a Canadian Forces Veteran having served 5 years as an Infantry Soldier and LAV III Gunner in the 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment prior to pursuing a career in Information Security.
Attendees will learn about the prevalence of identity based attacks, the history and current state of Zero Trust and how they can protect their users by applying modern security principles around their identities and data. Topics covered in this session are especially important as more organizations have shifted to a work from home model due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic