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Microsoft Launches Cloud Security Services for Public Sector

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has introduced two cloud-based cybersecurity service offerings for Office 365 GCC High customers in the government sector. Cloud App Security and Azure Advanced Threat Protection are designed to help public sector organizations protect mission-critical information, according to a blog post published Monday on Microsoft's website.

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Symantec’s Aubrey Merchant-Dest: Interoperability Could Improve Agency IT Security Posture

Aubrey Merchant-Dest, federal chief technology officer at Symantec, has said government agencies should work to achieve interoperability to improve their security posture, address tool complexity, reduce costs and establish a framework to leverage automation.

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SAP NS2’s Kyle Rice: Commercial Tech Could Help Agencies Advance IT Modernization

Kyle Rice, chief technology officer at SAP National Security Services, has said government agencies can modernize and ensure the security of their information technology infrastructure by leveraging commercial offerings and an example of that is working with industry partners to integrate artificial intelligence into the cloud.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Zero-Trust Networking Could Help Agencies Secure Connections Between Users, Apps

Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), has said there are several techniques and tools agencies could use to provide users secure connections to applications wherever they are. Kovac wrote about how zero-trust networking uses encrypted microtunnels and microsegmentation to establish a seamless and trusted connection between users and apps.

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