Zero Trust Access To, From and Within the Cloud – Colby Dyess – BSW #245

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How cloud resources are architected and utilized is different for every organization, but whether cloud native or cloud traditionalist – security risk and complexity are problems. Concerns over account takeover, overprivileged access and the struggle to keep pace with the dynamism of the cloud are driving demand for a better way to secure access. Hear Colby Dyess, Director of Product at Appgate, discuss how the principles of Zero Trust strengthen and simplify access controls across varying cloud architectures. We’ll address everything from users connecting to multi-cloud resources, secure service-to-service communication and running security as code. This segment is sponsored by Appgate. Visit to learn more about them! Visit for all the latest episodes!

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Zero Trust Access To, From and Within the Cloud


Colby Dyess

Colby Dyess – AppGate at Director, Product Management

Colby Dyess has 20+ years of experience in leading development, delivery and marketing of enterprise software solutions. As Director of Product Management at Appgate, he works with clients around the globe to accelerate their move to Zero Trust networks.


Ben Carr

Ben Carr – CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

Jason Albuquerque

Jason Albuquerque – Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies


Jason Albuquerque is the COO of Envision Technologies.

Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.


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