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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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Okta’s Habib Hourani: TIC 3.0 Guidance, Adaptive Security Model Help Agencies Protect Cloud IT Environments

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Habib Hourani, a solutions engineer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), said the U.S. government is building policy around cloud computing platforms and an example of that is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s issuance of the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 Interim Telework Guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Okta’s Habib Hourani: Further Insight Into User’s Activity Key to Frictionless Authentication

Habib Hourani Solutions Engineer Okta

Habib Hourani, a solutions engineer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), said having deeper insights into employees and citizens could help agencies achieve frictionless and secure authentication and improve customer experience.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac on CISA’s TIC 3.0 Guidance, Future Gov’t Telework Needs

Stephen Kovac

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 28, 2020 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 7 that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s release of the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 guidance for interim telework settings will help organizations leverage cloud infrastructure in line with zero-trust concepts.

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HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: Zero-Trust Access Vital in Government IT Security

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2020 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP Federal, has said that agencies should adopt zero trust measures to protect government data and personnel from information technology security threats, ExecutiveBiz reported March 17.

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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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