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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: FedRAMP, Trusted Internet Connections Initiative Key to Government Cloud Security

Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), has said agencies that aim to create secure cloud environments should merge controls under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and the Trusted Internet Connections initiative. “Users should be able to access the cloud via a …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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Cybersecurity Month: Novetta’s Amanda Satterwhite Talks With EM

As part of Cybersecurity Month, Executive Mosaic spoke with Amanda Satterwhite, senior director of cyber defense and enablement at Novetta. Here’s what she had to say: EM: What is your cyber background? My background runs the gamut of software engineering, program management, and leadership in organizational growth strategy in cyber …

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