Mitigating Risk in Aging Federal IT Systems

Shunta Sanders, Senior Federal Engineer, BeyondTrust

Shunta Sanders, Senior Federal Engineer, BeyondTrust

Mr. Shunta Sharod Sanders is a Senior Systems Engineer at BeyondTrust. He works with federal agencies to mitigate the risk of data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks. Mr. Sanders is a recognized Data Storage Technology Subject Matter Expert by SNIA and CompTIA. With extensive experience designing and implementing enterprise, mission critical, robust, and scalable solutions for the private and public sector. He holds over 50 Information Technology (IT) certifications at the specialist and expert level covering multiple IT disciplines. Mr. Sanders has worked at various Fortune 100 and 500 companies holding senior technical and leadership roles at such companies as Hewlett-Packard, Dell/EMC, and Oracle. In these roles, he has designed and implemented cutting edge, mission critical solutions for the Department of Defense and Civilian focused agencies. He has a highly successful 19- year track record of helping organizations implement technology based solutions to resolve business challenges, improve efficiencies, secure environments and meet compliance requirements.

About this Webinar

The challenges of securing aging federal information technology are squarely in the sights of agency leadership, legislators and even the White House. But, how widespread is the problem and what are federal IT professionals doing to address the risk?

A recent survey of Federal IT professionals commissioned by BeyondTrust shines light on a Federal IT environment where outdated infrastructure is pervasive, rousing significant cybersecurity concern amongst Federal IT professionals.

Securing aging outdated infrastructure from external and insider threats is difficult at best, and unfortunately, there is no fast or easy wholesale fix. But, wherever you are today on the path to modernization, there are impactful steps you can take to further mitigate risk.

In this webinar session, BeyondTrust’s Senior Federal Engineer, Shunta Sanders, will identify and explore:

  • The kinds of risk legacy Federal IT solutions pose to security
  • Tactics Federal IT professionals are using to combat cyber risk
  • 4 best practices to secure environments today, and post-modernization