John is considered one of the world's foremost cybersecurity experts. He is best known for creating the revolutionary Zero Trust Strategy for cybersecurity. Zero Trust is widely embraced by companies as diverse as Google, Barrett Steel and WestJet Airlines. Notably, the US House of Representatives, NIST, and the NSA are recommending that all government agencies adopt Zero Trust in the wake of the Solar Winds Data Breach. John Kindervag has been interviewed and published in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The New York Times. He has also appeared on television networks such as CNBC, Fox News, PBS, and Bloomberg discussing information security topics. John has spoken at many security conferences and events, including RSA, SXSW, ToorCon, ShmoCon, InfoSec Europe, and InfoSec World. John has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Iowa and lives in Dallas, TX. Previously, John Kindervag held the position of Field CTO at Palo Alto Networks. Before that, he spent eight and a half years at Forrester Research as a Vice President and Principal Analyst on the Security and Risk Team.