Tales from the War Room - The Teneo Group
The Teneo Group

Tales from the War Room Beyond the Perimeter & The Hybrid Cloud in the time of Covid-19

The Covid-19 Era Network requires both visibility and security. Learn how bad actors are taking advantage of these new gaps.

Join us for a Virtual Bourbon Tasting from Garrison Brothers Distillery as we discuss Tales from the War Room:

How bad actors are phishing O365/G-Suite

Visibility beyond the edge in a perimeter-less world

Rise of the Hybrid Cloud and how the gaps are being created


Bourbon from Garrison Brothers Distillery

The first legal Bourbon distillery in Texas.

The kit will include a nosing glass and some Garrison Swag. Shane Merriam, Garrison’s Brand Ambassador, will lead the tasting.

Bourbon Tasting Thur, Dec 3 - 3:30P - 5:30P

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Brian Linder

Threat Prevention Expert / part of Check Point’s 24×7 Covid-19 War Room

Brian Linder is a subject matter expert in Endpoint, Mobile and SaaS security for Check Point. Brian is one of Check Point’s cyber-evangelical types, who also hosts of one of Check Point’s national podcasts, the “BTP CoffeeTalk”, and appears regularly on Check Point’s global LinkedIn Live feeds, and is also a regular guest appearing on FOX, ABC across the country. Brian career spans over 20+ years in cybersecurity, he holds a MS from Penn State University, as well as CISSP, GSEC certifications and is an Ironman. He brings passion and energy to every endeavor.

Grant Asplund

Check Point’s Growth Technologies Evangelist

For more than 20 years, Grant Asplund has been sharing his insights on how businesses can best protect themselves from sophisticated cyber attacks in an increasingly complex world. As Check Point’s Growth Technologies evangelist he travels the world enthralling audiences with his passionate and relational storytelling at conferences like RSA and Next100 CIOs and numerous media interviews. Grant’s wide range of cyber security experience informs his talks, having served in diverse roles ranging from sales, marketing, business development and senior management for Dome 9, Blue Coat Systems, Neustar and Altor Networks. As CEO of MetaInfo he led its acquisition by Neustar. Grant is the host of the TalkingCloud podcast (www.talkingcloud.podbean.com) on Cloud security.

Craig Johnson

Craig has over 30 years of experience in the technology field. Starting in the mid 1980’s with H. Ross Perot’s Electronic Data Systems. Craig spent 20 years at Check Point Systems where he held several key positions in the Mid-Atlantic region before joining Teneo as VP Business Development in 2017. Craig has spoken to audiences about cyber security at both local gatherings as well as national conferences.


Shane MerriamGarrison’s Brand Ambassador

Shane is a man of the world who has worked every single job in our industry from busboy to owner since the age of 16. Having run bars and restaurants in 5 different countries, he has had the privilege of meeting great people all around the world while sharing stories, experiences and cocktails. A chance tasting of Garrison Brothers Bourbon in Las Vegas left him speechless and now he travels around to share these experiences with bartenders and Bourbon lovers across the country. Salud!


The Teneo Group is a leader in commercial network security services, data security, and proactive threat prevention, including mobile, endpoint, cloud, enterprise, and beyond. We offer custom strategies to clients in an array of industries, with offices in Washington, DC; Pittsburgh, PA; Raleigh, NC; Boca Raton, FL; and Columbia, SC.

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