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Hybrid Identity Protection

Tech Day Chicago

March 13, 2019

Microsoft Technology Center

HIP Chicago Tech Day

HIP Chicago is the inaugural HIP Conference Tech Day series. In partnership with Ravenswood Technology Group, you will have the opportunity to network with the world’s leading identity experts and interact with industry peers facing the same complex infrastructure and security challenges.

Who attends this session?

IT Professionals

IT Professionals interested in gaining industry insights

Business Managers

Business Managers looking to deep dive into IT infrastructure leadership and key industry trends

Security analysts

Security analysts and operations interested in protecting their IT environment

Join us for this 1 – day immersive experience where you will:

Learn insights in today’s hybrid identity landscape

Discover best practices and learn how to secure the evolving enterprise identity infrastructure from industry leaders

Meet like-minded identity professionals

Keynote Speakers

Gil Kirkpatrick CTO, ViewDS

Darren Mar-Elia Head of Product, Semperis

Brian Desmond Principal, Ravenswood Technology Group

Allen Brokken Azure Infrastructure Technical Solution Professional

Joe Kaplan Identity Architect, Accenture


Location: Microsoft Technology Center – Chicago

Address: 200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 200
Chicago, Illinois, 60601

Time: 9am – 5pm

Free Registration

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Registration,  Networking

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Opening Remarks , Gil Kirkpatrick & Darren Mar-Elia

9:30 am – 10:30 am

7 Tips for Securing Active Directory from Compromise, Darren Mar-Elia

In this talk, Darren will present practical steps you can take right away to help reduce the “attack surface” of your Active Directory environment. He will show some of the most common ways that AD is exploited to help attackers move laterally, and show the top modifications you can make to AD to eliminate those pathways.

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

OpenID Connect and WebAuthN – Strong Passwordless Authenticatication, Gil Kirkpatrick

OpenID Connect is the current standard when it comes to authentication and single sign-on, and the new W3C Web Authentication standard (which evolved from FIDO) makes strong, easy-to-use, passwordless authentication in the browser a reality. The combination of the two technologies is an ideal approach for enterprise application developers whether on-premises or in the cloud.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch, Networking

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Modernizing Customer Identity Journey’s with Azure AD B2C, Allen Brokken

Are you having challenges with different customer identities across service lines? Are you having challenges integrating SaaS solutions to enhance your customer experience? Are your customers beginning to demand strong authentication as a part of their experience with your company? This presentation will describe the Modern Customer Identity journey including concepts such as: Sign-up; Profile Management; Sign-in across applications and providers; Multi-Factor Authentication and Password Reset. With that as a basis for discussion we will then turn to a discussion of the Azure AD B2C platform, demonstrate it’s capabilities and then provide best practices for adopting Azure AD B2C as an identity solution for your organization.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Azure AD Conditional Access Deep Dive, Joe Kaplan

Conditional Access is the feature of the Azure Active Directory platform that allows you to restrict access to applications and services based on a set of policies you apply. For example, you can allow access to resources based the user’s ability to perform multi-factor authentication, their device status, their location or the overall assessed risk of their login. In this session, we will survey how the platform works including all of the conditions and controls in the policy framework and then do a deep-dive into the mechanics of how the device-based controls actually work. We will also touch on new and upcoming features that will greatly expand how Conditional Access can be used and administrated.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

10 Quick Identity Wins with Azure AD, Brian Desmond

Whether you’ve already purchased Azure AD Premium, or you’re thinking about it, you should have a plan to start using the services you’ve paid for. Wel’ll talk about 10 easy wins that you can start taking advantage of without a ton of work. After this session, yo’ll be equipped to start using Azure AD quickly, save money, and get measureable wins from your cloud identity investment.

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Closing Remarks, Gil Kirkpatrick & Darren Mar-Elia

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm