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SAP NS2’s Ted Wagner: Cloud Security Requires Right Mix of People, Processes, Tech

Ted Wagner VP and CISO SAP NS2

Ted Wagner, vice president and chief information security officer at SAP National Security Services, said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, processes and people to ensure that cloud security can better manage cyber threats in the digital landscape. Wagner wrote how SAP NS2 strives to have that balance by taking measures such as adopting machine learning, automation and behavior analytics in security monitoring efforts, attracting the top talent and getting the process right.

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Zscaler’s Drew Schnabel: Agencies Should Ensure Cloud IT Security for Mobile Workforce

Drew Schnabel VP of Federal Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2020 — Drew Schnabel, vice president of Zscaler's (Nasdaq: ZS) federal business, outlined three components of a "zero trust" architecture he believes civilian and defense agencies should implement to secure cloud-based information technology applications in a remote environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 8.

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Google’s Shannon Sullivan: Open-Source Tech, Zero Trust Could Help Agencies Manage Cloud Security

Shannon Sullivan Director of Federal Google Cloud

Shannon Sullivan, director of federal at Google Cloud, said government agencies seeking to achieve cloud security and create multicloud environments should establish partnerships with commercial cloud providers, transition to open-source tools and adopt a zero trust framework.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Three Steps for Protecting Data in the Public and Private Sectors

Chuck Brooks GovConExpert

The information technology landscape has greatly evolved in recent years. The new reality is that almost all of our critical infrastructures operate in a digital environment, including the health care, transportation, communications, financial, and energy industries. The digital transformation has brought both challenges and new solutions to protecting data wherever it may reside. Three steps needed to protect data are 1) the use of comprehensive risk management frameworks, 2) employing full pervasive “everywhere” encryption, and 3) and operating in secure, transparent, and optimized cloud hybrid cloud environments. 

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Salesforce’s Matt Goodrich: Evolving Cloud Security Helps Agencies Improve Citizen Service Delivery

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Matt Goodrich, principal solutions engineer at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program sets a standardized approach to cloud security in the federal government and its continuous evolution has resulted in agencies starting to realize that the cloud offers better security. Goodrich wrote that agencies now see security as a fundamental part of the development process from the beginning and their level of trust in cloud deployments enables them to quickly develop applications designed to support the needs of employees and citizens.

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