Cocktails and Conversations Book Launch Event

An exclusive, invite-only event for UK- based CISOs and executive security leaders.


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An evening of Zero Trust thought leadership and networking

Join Appgate for a fun evening of Cocktails & Conversations to celebrate the launch of Jason Garbis’s new book “Zero Trust Security: An Enterprise Guide”.

Jason will be joined by Ian Hawkins, CDM Media’s moderator for the evening, to discuss why Zero Trust is rapidly becoming the security model of choice, the inspiration behind the book and their perspectives about what the challenges of the past year have taught us.

We will kick off the virtual book tour in style with a speciality cocktail kit and Happy Hour, sent directly to your home.

Key Takeaways:

  • Join in on the conversation with Jason and Ian as they help to lay out a roadmap on how to drive your Zero Trust strategy forward.
  • Opportunity to network with your peers and hear how they are implementing Zero Trust in their organisations.
  • Receive a complimentary copy of Zero Trust Security: An Enterprise Guide so you can help propel your journey to modernising your security program.

Agenda - May 26, 2021 | 5:00 - 6:00 PM BST

5:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Welcome and Introduction

5:05 PM - 5:45 PM

Happy Hour and Conversation with Jason and Ian

Jason Garbis

Senior Vice President Products, Appgate

Ian Hawkins

Moderator, CDM Media

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Your Zero Trust Journey - Q&A with Jason Garbis


Jason Garbis

Senior Vice President of Products for Appgate

Jason Garbis is Senior Vice President of Products for Appgate, responsible for the company's security product strategy and product management, and co-hair of the SDP Zero Trust Working Group at the Cloud Security Alliance, where he helps lead research and publication initiatives. He has over 30 years of product management, engineering, and consulting experience at security and technology firms, including RSA, where he focused on identity management and governance products. He holds a CISSP certification, has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and a High-Technology MBA from Northeastern University. He is the author of “Zero Trust Security: An Enterprise Guide”.

Ian Hawkins

Moderator, CDM Media

Ian Hawkins is a life-long storyteller; an award-winning speaker, writer and performer who has appeared on stages around the world. Born with a debilitating heart condition, Ian has gone on to have a fascinating and wide-ranging career working closely with heads of state, Olympians, CEOs and media figures. As a content creator, Ian was Editor-in-Chief at PEX Network, has written for top-rated programmes on BBC TV and radio and travelled the world producing documentaries on subjects from AI to ecology.

With a unique take on how the world works, Ian uses data, anecdote, history and humour to explore the subjects that interest him: science, mental health, technology, communication, motivation and leadership. Often, he finds surprising connections, historical precedents and spots trends pointing towards future possibilities. His acclaimed book, Insider Secrets of Public Speaking draws on his experience in the corporate speaking industry. Flexible, can-do and always enthusiastic, Ian’s warm and engaging style leaves audiences energised and involved.


"Zero Trust wasn't born out of a need to sell another security control or solution, it was born from a desire to solve a real enterprise issue."

- Dr. Chase Cunningham aka "Dr. Zero Trust"

From: Zero Trust Network Access - Everything You Need To Know

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