Industry Leaders Lecture Series:
Cloud-based Security, Zscaler and the New York Tech Collaboration

March 1, 2022
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Moderator & Host: Babak Beheshti, Ph.D., Dean, NYIT College of Engineering & Computing Sciences
Speaker: Larry Karantzios, Senior Pre-Sales Engineer, East, Zscaler, Inc

Ransomware, theft of data, denial of service attacks – One news story after another highlights that to operate in today’s environment every business needs solid networking and security technologies, including fast and secure access to cloud resources. In this talk Larry Karantzios will share his extensive experience in network security having worked at top tier companies including Zscaler, Fortinent, Juniper Networks, Credit Suisse, and Northrop Grumman. His current company, Zscaler, offers the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ to prevent cyberattacks, protect data, and enable fast, secure connections over the internet between any user, any application, and any device – from anywhere.  Zscaler partners with NYIT to offer training to NYIT students and alumni to gain real-world cybersecurity skills that can prepare them for certification for Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) and Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) platforms.

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About the Industry Leaders Lecture Series

The web-based Industry Leader Lecture Series offers students and practitioners a unique opportunity to ask questions about career choices and hear advice and stories directly from distinguished professionals in the tech industry. The series welcomes speakers from tech companies including Nokia, ZScaler, Zebra Technologies Co., and 127 Energy. Working professionals and undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend and learn from these leaders’ insights.


Announcement submitted by: Robert DiFazio on 02/15/2022