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Tue, May 14


Arizona Biltmore

Ignite on Tour Phoenix

Ignite on Tour brings cybersecurity practitioners and decision makers together for one exciting day packed with inspiring thought-leadership keynotes, hands-on workshops and technical breakouts, and networking opportunities.

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Ignite on Tour Phoenix
Ignite on Tour Phoenix

Time & Location

May 14, 2024, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM MDT

Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA

About the event

Cybersecurity for the AI Era

2023 was a breakthrough year for AI, and enterprises around the world now find themselves on the crest of a new wave of disruption. Organizations are ramping up investments in AI, particularly in generative AI, to increase automation, improve content creation, and enhance customer and employee experiences.

But AI is a double-edged sword, benefiting businesses and cybercriminals alike. As AI-powered attacks become a part of everyday life, businesses, governments, and individuals must turn to emerging technologies, such as AI and ML, to generate their own automated responses.

Discover a new approach to cybersecurity for the AI era at Ignite on Tour Phoenix.

Bringing Ignite to your doorstep

Ignite on Tour brings cybersecurity practitioners and decision makers together for one exciting day packed with inspiring thought-leadership keynotes, hands-on workshops and technical breakouts, and networking opportunities.

Discover how you can harness AI to:

  • Solve for tomorrow’s SecOps challenges today
  • Enable cloud transformation and deployment
  • Accelerate incident response and speed investigations
  • Apply best-in-class network security
  • Secure hybrid workforces consistently and at scale
  • Defend mobile networks and IoT devices

Register now to secure your spot.

Why attend Ignite on Tour?


Hear from the brightest minds in cybersecurity about how to effectively operationalize Zero Trust, AI/ML and automation to stay a step ahead.

Hands-on learning

Explore the latest innovations for stopping complex and evasive threats in real time, at any scale.


Meet and connect with your peers at networking events and experiences throughout the show.


8:00-9:15 AM

Registration, Expo and Breakfast Open

9:15-9:20 AM

Welcome Remarks

KJ Trivedi, SVP, US Strategics, Palo Alto Networks

9:20-9:50 AM

Outpacing the Adversary: The Latest in Palo Alto Networks Innovation

Tanya Shastri, SVP Product Management, Palo Alto Networks

The scale, sophistication and speed of today’s threats is startling; just about every version would surprise most organizations. Compounding the problem: attackers are just getting started with AI. How can organizations protect themselves without hindering their mission?

In this session, Tanya Shastri, SVP, Product Management, will unpack exactly what this new threat landscape demands: an AI-backed high-powered innovation engine and a unique type of platform approach.

9:50-10:20 AM

Expert Panel: Insights on Cybersecurity Trends

Steve Allison, Field CISO, CDW

KJ Trivedi, SVP, US Strategics, Palo Alto Networks

Join our panel of experts as we delve into the evolving cybersecurity landscape and discuss winning strategies for fortifying defenses against today's multifaceted threats. Explore how organizations are leveraging AI to transition from reactive to proactive cybersecurity strategies while implementing responsible AI practices to safeguard both operations and stakeholders.

Throughout this session, you'll gain valuable insights into the future of cybersecurity and learn actionable steps to navigate the latest trends.

10:20-10:45 AM

Morning Break

Technical Deep Dive Sessions

10:45-12:00 PM

Network Security

Elevating Network Security: Leveraging a PlatformApproach for Unified Defense

Join us for a session on the Strata Network Security Platform to discover how it addresses the challenges faced by network security teams in today's threat landscape. Learn how our platform offers a unified management pane, real-time AI-powered attack prevention, and consistent security across all locations. Explore how Strata Cloud Manager and Co-pilot streamline network infrastructure management, implement best practices, and enhance operational efficiency.

Security Operation

Deep Dive into Our Portfolio of AI-Driven SecOps Solutions Morning

Threat Intel & incident Response

Trade Guesswork for Certainty: Upleveling your SOC with Unit 42®

Join us for a peek under the hood of Cortex XDR®, XSOAR and Xpanse. During this session, you’ll learn what it takes to effectively detect and stop threats with Cortex XDR; hear about how automation and orchestration can streamline security operations; and see the value of effective attack surface management to shrink your external exposures and risks. Last but not least, we will show you how we plan to deliver on the vision for a scalable, highly effective AI-powered SOC of the future with the latest innovations in Cortex XSIAM®.

Cloud Security

Simplifying Cloud Security from Code to Cloud

Need to secure everything you build and run in the cloud? Join us to learn how to uncover blind spots, prioritize risks, take action, and remediate at the source. We'll explore innovative strategies to increase both development and security efficiencies, ensuring robust security throughout the application lifecycle. Gain actionable insights to enhance cloud security practices from code to cloud and learn about the latest innovations in Prisma Cloud.

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch and Expo Open

Hands-On Workshops

1:30-3:00 PM

Network Security

Hands-On Workshop #1: Secure the Hybrid Workforce & Branch Offices with Complete Zero Trust

In this hands-on workshop, we will show you how to secure your hybrid workforce while enabling the best end-user experience with ZTNA 2.0 and SD-WAN.

Security Operation

Hands-On Workshop #1: Race against time - Investigate and Respond with Cortex XDR® & Unit 42® MDR

The situation: Your boss has read the 2023 Unit 42 Ransomware and Extortion Threat Report. After being alerted of a possible cyberattack targeting your company, concerns arise. You now have 60 minutes to report back if any departments have been affected. How fast can you deliver?

  • Join this session where attendees will dive into how Cortex XDR:
  • Determines if any users are victims.
  • Collects endpoint, network and forensics events about the incident.
  • Reviews Unit 42 Threat Intelligence to confirm your company is protected
  • Unifies MDR and EDR into a single interface so you can engage with Unit 42 experts and threat hunters 24/7

Cloud Security

Hands-On Workshop #1: Cloud Security Foundations

Gain visibility and control across your multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud environment. Uncover best practices that form the backbone of robust cloud security. Learn how to detect and prevent misconfigurations and threats, ensuring your organization stays secure.

3:00-3:15 PM

Afternoon Break

3:15-4:45 PM

Network Security

Hands-On Workshop #2: Reimagining Network Security with Zero Trust Management and Operations

Reimagine network security with Strata™ Cloud Manager, the industry’s first Zero Trust management and operations solution, allowing you to predict and prevent operational disruptions and strengthen security with real-time best practices — all from a single unified management console.

Security Operation

Hands-On Workshop #2: Automate and Protect - Revolutionizing Attack Surface Management and Automation

In today's fast-evolving security landscape, traditional security operations centers (SOCs) struggle to keep up with the pace of emerging threats. New vulnerabilities, new threat actor tools, new tactics and techniques - it’s difficult to keep up and defend against it all. However, with Cortex®, SOCs have the tools to find and stop threats before they become a major incident.

Join our security operations experts for a fast-paced, live hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to proactively identify risks and use automation to quickly investigate and remediate threats. Learn how our integrated suite of AI-driven products can kick-start your SOC modernization journey. You will receive step-by-step guidance on:

  • Actively managing your attack surface, identifying potential cybersecurity blind spots, achieving full asset visibility, and automating remediation tasks with Xpanse.
  • Leveraging Cortex XSOAR® for Malware incident investigation and employing various remediation methods using automation.

Cloud Security

Capture The Flag Exercise: Cloud Security

Can you top the leaderboard? Test your skills in CNAPP-focused capture-the-flag exercises. Learn about the latest cloud security trends, why organizations are making the shift to DevSecOps and how CNAPPs can help enable DevSecOps.

4:45-6:00 PM

Networking Reception

*Agenda is subject to change


Steve Allison Field CISO


Tanya Shastri SVP Product Management

Palo Alto Networks

KJ Trivedi SVP, US Strategics

Palo Alto Networks

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