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Zero Trust Training (ZTT)

Contributors

In the creation of CSA's Zero Trust Training program, we thank and recognize those who contributed in the development, editing, and review processes for our Zero Trust Training courses.

Contributors to the ZTT program receive a digital ZTT Contributor badge that demonstrates their expertise in Zero Trust principles and their collaboration in providing a CSA education course. The digital badge recognizes their achievement and can be displayed online on social media, resumes, etc.

If you have any questions or have interest in participating in Zero Trust Training course development, you can email CSA at [email protected].

Lead Developers

Daniele Catteddu
Daniele Catteddu
Chief Technology Officer, CSA

Daniele Catteddu

Chief Technology Officer, CSA

Daniele Catteddu is an information security and risk management practitioner, technologies expert and privacy evangelist with over 15 of experience. He worked in several senior roles both in the private and public sector. He is member of various national and international security expert groups and committees on cyber-security and privacy, keynote speaker at several conferences and author of numerous studies and papers on risk management, ...

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Vani Murthy
Vani Murthy
Sr. Information Security Compliance Advisor, Akamai Technologies

Vani Murthy

Sr. Information Security Compliance Advisor, Akamai Technologies

Vani has 20+ years of IT experience in the areas such as Security, Risk, Compliance, Cloud services (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) architecture

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Prasad T
Prasad T
Senior Security Architect at VerSe Innovation

Prasad T

Senior Security Architect at VerSe Innovation

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Heinrich Smit
Heinrich Smit
Governance, Risk & Compliance at Semperis

Heinrich Smit

Governance, Risk & Compliance at Semperis

Heinrich is a recognized Information Protection and Zero Trust expert who started out in Law, and pivoted to his love of technology during the Tech Boom. He has led teams at software innovators and large financial institutions, has authored entire Information Security Policy stores, and has protected data at both 280,000 seat regulated enterprises and SAAS-based startup unicorns. He is passionate about Privacy and Zero Trust, as well as Def...

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Juanita Koilpillai
Juanita Koilpillai
Pioneer of Software Defined Perimeter

Juanita Koilpillai

Pioneer of Software Defined Perimeter

Juanita Koilpillai was Founder and CEO of Waverley Labs, a pioneer in software defined perimeters (SDP) and digital risk reduction solutions. She had 30 years’ experience researching and developing systems in computer security, network management and real-time distributed software. She led the open source software-defined perimeter (SDP) effort for ‘black’ apps in the cl...

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Michael Roza
Michael Roza
Head of Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance

Michael Roza

Head of Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance

Since 2012 Michael has contributed to over 100 CSA projects completed by CSA's Internet of Things, Zero Trust/Software-Defined Perimeter, Top Threats, Cloud Control Matrix, Containers/Microservices, DevSecOps, and other working groups. He has also served as co-chair of CSA's Enterprise Architecture, Top Threats, and Security-as-a-Service working groups while also serving as the Standards Liaison Officer for IoT, ICS, EA, SECaaS, and Cloud K...

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Abhishek R. Singh
Co-Founder and CEO, Araali Networks

Abhishek R. Singh

Co-Founder and CEO, Araali Networks

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Agnidipta Sarkar
Agnidipta Sarkar
Group CISO, Biocon

Agnidipta Sarkar

Group CISO, Biocon

Agnidipta Sarkar has been evangelizing Cybersecurity, Privacy, Business Continuity, Digital Resilience, and Standardization through speaking at industry forums like Gartner, IDC, EC-Council, ISMG, BCI Global, CORE Resilience, etc. and through his contributions to standards bodies like the ISO, Cloud Security Alliance, and the Business Continuity Institute. He is a member of ISO panels for security & privacy, continuity & resilience, and ris...

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Michael J Herndon Headshot Missing
Michael J Herndon
IT Senior Compliance Manager, Bayer A.G.

Michael J Herndon

IT Senior Compliance Manager, Bayer A.G.

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

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Michael Shurman
CTO Product, Ravtech

Michael Shurman

CTO Product, Ravtech

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Richard Lee
Richard Lee
Consultant / Principal Architect, Citizens Financial Group

Richard Lee

Consultant / Principal Architect, Citizens Financial Group

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Samuel Aiello
Samuel Aiello
Principal Network Solution Architect, Verizon Business

Samuel Aiello

Principal Network Solution Architect, Verizon Business

Over 30 years of civilian and military experience selling, implementing and supporting global operations & services. Primary experience focused in the areas of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), 5G Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC), Secure Network Fabric, DDoS Mitigation Services, Software Defined Perimeter (SDP), Secure Cloud Gateway, and DNS Security.

Expertise in desi...

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Juan Carlos (Charlie) Soto
Juan Carlos (Charlie) Soto
vCISO

Juan Carlos (Charlie) Soto

vCISO

Charlie Soto is a v-CISO at Mandiant now part of Google Cloud. Charlie holds a Master's Degree in Cyber Security from the University of West London. Having written his dissertation on Zero Trust Architecture he regularly contributes to the CSA Zero Trust Working Group by direct development or reviewing of training/research.

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Contributing Editors

Hannah Rock
Hannah Rock
Content Development Manager, CSA

Hannah Rock

Content Development Manager, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Senior Graphic Designer, CSA

Stephen Smith

Senior Graphic Designer, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Anna Schorr
Anna Schorr
Training Program Director, CSA

Anna Schorr

Training Program Director, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Jerod Hollen
Jerod Hollen
Web / Content Developer, CSA

Jerod Hollen

Web / Content Developer, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Leon Yen
Leon Yen
Technical Writer, CSA

Leon Yen

Technical Writer, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Anusha Vaidyanathan
Anusha Vaidyanathan
Director – Product Management, Zscaler

Anusha Vaidyanathan

Director – Product Management, Zscaler

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

James Lam
James Lam
Strategy and Consulting Manager, Accenture

James Lam

Strategy and Consulting Manager, Accenture

I was a contributor as an expert reviewer for the ZTA/SDP training materials.

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Remo Hardeman
Security Architecture Consultant, Omerta Information Security

Remo Hardeman

Security Architecture Consultant, Omerta Information Security

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Shruti Kulkarni
Shruti Kulkarni
Cyber Security Architect at 6point6

Shruti Kulkarni

Cyber Security Architect at 6point6

I am a security professional with experience across various domains of security. I work in defining organisation’s security strategy, security architecture and security practices. Translating business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. I work on gap analysis, design, implementation and...

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Adil Abdelgawad
Adil Abdelgawad
Health Information Systems Software Analyst, 3M

Adil Abdelgawad

Health Information Systems Software Analyst, 3M

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

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Jenna Morrison
Interior Designer

Jenna Morrison

Interior Designer

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

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Lauren Fishburn

Lauren Fishburn

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Naresh Kurada
Naresh Kurada
Director – Cloud Security Engineering, Deloitte

Naresh Kurada

Director – Cloud Security Engineering, Deloitte

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Jacob Kline
Jacob Kline
Principal Cyber Architecture and Resiliency Engineer at MITRE

Jacob Kline

Principal Cyber Architecture and Resiliency Engineer at MITRE

Successful exploitation of the United States by ever increasingly sophisticated cyber adversaries continues to accelerate and adversely impact American lives. Jacob Kline’s current pursuit is to maneuver the Department of the Air Force into the adoption of a Zero Trust Architecture, enabling the Warfighter to securely access data anytime and anywhere, and enhancing the DAF’s ability to project power over the adversaries of the United States...

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Abbas Kudrati
Abbas Kudrati
Director – APAC Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Microsoft

Abbas Kudrati

Director – APAC Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Microsoft

Abbas Kudrati, a long-time cybersecurity practitioner and CISO, is Microsoft Asia’s Lead Chief Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Solutions Area. In addition to his work at Microsoft, he serves as an executive advisor to Deakin University, LaTrobe University, HITRUST ASIA, EC Council ASIA, and several security and technology start-ups. He supports the broader security community through his work with ISACA Chapters and student mentorship...

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Junaid Islam
Junaid Islam
Secure Communications Expert

Junaid Islam

Secure Communications Expert

Junaid Islam is the CTO and founder of Vidder which provides distributed access control solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to founding Vidder, Junaid founded Bivio Networks which developed the first Gigabit speed software based securityin the industry. Earlier in his career Junaid helped create networking standards such as Frame Relay, ATM and MPLS while...

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Expert Reviewers

Ryan Bergsma
Ryan Bergsma
Technology Director and Security Manager, CSA

Ryan Bergsma

Technology Director and Security Manager, CSA

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Asad Ali
Asad Ali
Director of Technology, Thales

Asad Ali

Director of Technology, Thales

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Alex Sharpe
Alex Sharpe
Managing Director at Sharpe42

Alex Sharpe

Managing Director at Sharpe42

Mr. Sharpe is a long-time (+30 years) Cybersecurity, Governance, and Digital Transformation expert with real-world operational experience. Mr. Sharpe has run business units and has influenced national policy. He has spent much of his career helping corporations and government agencies create value while mitigating cyber risk. This provides him a pragmatic understanding of the delicate balance between Business realities, Cybersecurity, and O...

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Matthew Meersman
Principal Cyber Security Engineer at MITRE

Matthew Meersman

Principal Cyber Security Engineer at MITRE

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Nishanth Singarapu Headshot Missing
Nishanth Singarapu
Principal – Cyber Security Architecture, Neustar

Nishanth Singarapu

Principal – Cyber Security Architecture, Neustar

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

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Rajesh Ingle
Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, IIIT

Rajesh Ingle

Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, IIIT

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

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Ravi Adapa
Santander PLC

Ravi Adapa

Santander PLC

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Robert D. Morris
Robert D. Morris
Lead Cyber Security Architect at MITRE

Robert D. Morris

Lead Cyber Security Architect at MITRE

A cybersecurity expert with 16 years of experience ranging from incident response, forensics, solution engineering, risk management, compliance, security architecture, and leadership in industries such as high-tech, defense contracting, and public sector.

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Shinesa Cambric
Shinesa Cambric
Principal Product Manager, Microsoft

Shinesa Cambric

Principal Product Manager, Microsoft

This person does not have a biography listed with CSA.

Dr. Ron Martin
Dr. Ron Martin
Professor of Practice, Capitol Technology University

Dr. Ron Martin

Professor of Practice, Capitol Technology University

Dr. Martin is a Professor of Practice at Capitol Technology University. His work at Capitol Technology University is in the following functional areas Critical Infrastructure, Industrial Control System Security, Identity, Credential, and Access Management. Ron has relationships with a diverse mix of businesses. He serves as a board of directors for many profit and non-profit organizations. Ron retired from the United States (U. S.) Army in ...

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Srinivas Tatipamula
Srinivas Tatipamula
Principal Security Advisor, Fairfax

Srinivas Tatipamula

Principal Security Advisor, Fairfax

C-CISO|CISSP|CISA|AWS CSS|AWS CSA|CDPSE|CISM|CGEIT|CRISC|ISO 27000LA|CCSK|ITIL-F|PMP|Bachelor of Economics (Hons)|Bachelor of Law| MS in Digital Forensics

Overall 30 plus years in IT and over 18 years in Cyber Security

Publications:

1. Cloud Security Alliance Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group IoT Security Controls Guide Version Published March 2019

2. CSA IoT Controls Matrix March 2019

3. ...

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