• Overview
  • Program

Separating fact from fiction on Zero Trust

The Financial Services sector continues to be a top target for adversaries. With complex and evolving threats, new remote working protocols and ever-increasing pressure from regulators, financial institutions need to continue their security transformation with Zero Trust being a cornerstone of this journey. 

Join Accenture and FS-ISAC as they separate fact from fiction and bust the myths on how organizations can achieve real and concrete outcomes. Gain insights on current trends, future developments and lessons learned from successful Zero Trust programs.

Track 1 – Talks & Panel
This track will be led by senior executives from member organizations in addition to interactive talks by members, vendors, and Accenture.

This track will be of interest for executives and leaders in organizations who are addressing Zero Trust program challenges.

Track 2 – Learning Labs
This vendor-led track will be dedicated to conducting technical hands-on sessions for members who are interested in learning the deep technical aspects of Zero Trust solutions.


  1. May 4 Thursday
  2. 9:00AM - 9:30AM

    • Breakfast and Welcome Remarks Steven Silberstein, FS-ISAC & Martin Metz, Accenture

  3. 9:30AM - 10:15AM

    • FS-ISAC Member Meeting FS-ISAC members only

  4. 10:15AM - 11:00AM

    • Keynote: Zero Trust Program and Key to Success Within Financial Services Sector Martin Glowik, Accenture

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    Financial Services sector continues to be one of the most attacked sector with it being a top target for adversaries. With increasing threats, remote working protocols and increasing cybersecurity regulations, financial institutions need to continue their security transformation journey with Zero Trust being a key element of this journey. Join Accenture and FS-ISAC as they separate fact from fiction and burst the myths on how financial institutions can navigate their journey on Zero Trust program achieving real and concrete outcomes. Gain insights on current trends, future outlook, prioritized initiatives for Zero Trust program and more.

  5. 11:00AM - 11:30AM

    • Coffee and Networking Break

  6. 11:30AM - 12:15PM

    • Future of the Financial Services Workplace Kunjal Trivedi, Zscaler & Brian Deitch, Zscaler

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    This talk will cover the work environment in FS pre/post pandemic and how IT environments are evolving in the future. Followed up with how Zscaler's platform can enable cloud transformation and address specific topics like ransomware and M&A.

  7. 12:15PM - 1:00PM

    • Continuous Adaptive Trust in SSE for Financial Services Michael Ferguson, Netskope

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    The Modern Business Landscape for Financial Services has undergone radical transformation. Amid new hybrid work models and cloud migration initiatives, you still need to maintain accountability of your data. This session will walk through how using Continuously Adaptive Trust can help Financial Services companies thrive amongst this new complexity.

  8. 1:00PM - 2:00PM

    • Lunch and Networking Break

  9. 2:00PM - 3:00PM

    • Fireside Chat on Zero Trust Programs Charles Blauner, CyberAegis & Elton Nyema, Goldman Sachs

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    Fireside chat discussing experiences, strategy, roadmap, ownership etc. of rolling out of a Zero Trust Program within their environment including what are some of the best practices, balance between products, processes as well as discuss talent and skill requirements.

  10. 3:15PM - 4:15PM

    • (Track 1) Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Zero Trust Moderated by William Beer, Accenture

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    Panel with Subject Matter Experts from Accenture, Netskope and Zscaler discussing future of Zero Trust.
  11. 4:15PM - 5:00PM

    • (Track 1) Enabling Zero Trust Through Public Cloud Migrations Andrew Winkelmann, Accenture

  12. 3:00PM - 5:00PM

    • (Track 2a) Learnings Labs Zscaler

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    Join Zscaler to learn how to identify and build a zero-trust architecture through Zscaler zero trust exchange for your organization.

  13. 3:00PM - 5:00PM

    • (Track 2b) Learning Labs Netskope

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    Hands-on session on Secure Service Edge workshop for engineers, architects and managers to gain a stronger understanding of SSE, the importance of context in Zero Trust policies, and a deeper understanding of the value outcomes of Netskope.

  14. 5:00PM - 5:15PM

    • Closing Remarks Accenture

  15. 5:15PM - 6:30PM

    • Happy Hour, Appetizers, and Meet 'Hudson'