Tag Archives: telework

VMware’s Michael Houlihan: Agencies Should Build Future-Proof, Scalable IT Infrastructure

Michael Houlihan Senior Director VMware

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted government agencies to accelerate information technology modernization to facilitate the delivery of citizen services and achieve their missions and Michael Houlihan, senior director for the Department of Defense sales team at VMware (NYSE: VMW), said the government should aim to establish a scalable, adaptable, flexible and future-proof IT infrastructure.

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Centrify’s David McNeely: Privileged Access Mgmt Could Help Agencies Secure Cloud-Based Infrastructure

David McNeely Chief Strategy Officer Centrify

David McNeely, chief strategy officer at Centrify, said government agencies looking to secure cloud-based information technology systems from adversaries amid rapid shift to telework arrangement should implement privileged access management.

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Expanse’s Matt Kraning: Asset Inventory Could Help Agencies Understand Entire Attack Surface

Matt Kraning CTO and Co-Founder Expanse

Matt Kraning, chief technology officer and co-founder of Expanse, said the rapid increase in the use of cloud-based platforms and other information technology tools to support telework during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for government agencies to implement asset management

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Avaya’s Jerry Dotson: DoD Should Support Remote Workforce With Modern Unified Comms Platforms

Jerry Dotson VP of Public Sector Avaya

Jerry Dotson, vice president of public sector at Avaya, wrote in a commentary published Thursday on Defense Systems that Department of Defense leaders should invest in the modernization of unified communications platforms to facilitate collaboration among remote employees, address voice and video challenges and maintain military readiness.

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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Pervasive Visibility Into All Data Could Help Agencies Implement Zero Trust

Dennis Reilly VP of Public Sector Gigamon

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal at Gigamon, said agencies should have pervasive visibility into encrypted data and data in transit across cloud, on-premises data centers and virtual environments to better protect their information technology infrastructure from cyber adversaries.

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ServiceNow’s Jonathan Alboum: Telework Should be More Than Just System Connectivity

Jonathan Alboum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6, 2020 — Jonathan Alboum, principal digital strategist of ServiceNow's federal arm, said government organizations that have shifted to telework amid the coronavirus pandemic should recognize the importance of digital processes and workflows to ensure public service delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16.

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BeyondTrust’s Morey Haber: Cloud-Based Tools, Privileged Access Management Key to Telework Security

Morey Haber CTO and CISO BeyondTrust

Morey Haber, chief technology officer and chief information security officer at BeyondTrust, said government agencies seeking to protect remote devices used by employees who are teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic should implement cloud-based security tools and privileged access management.

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Smartsheet’s Ignacio Martinez: Cloud-Based Tools Help Remote Gov’t Employees Facilitate Collaboration

Ignacio Martinez VP Smartsheet

Ignacio Martinez, vice president of security, risk and compliance at Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), said cloud-based tools have helped government agencies transform their workflows and enabled their employees to collaborate with colleagues as they telework during the COVID-19 pandemic. Martinez explained how cloud-based platforms like Smartsheet Gov help improve employee productivity and satisfaction by promoting seamless collaboration among personnel regardless of their location.

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Lauren Knausenberger, Air Force Deputy CIO, Discusses New Modernization Initiatives

Lauren Knausenberger Deputy CIO USAF

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, recently discussed her initiatives, noting that as CIO she will extend the work she conducted in her previous role as chief transformation officer with the service branch. As USAF's deputy CIO, Knausenberger said she will focus on modernizing cybersecurity practices and advancing new technology into the department.

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