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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac, Other Cyber Experts: Agencies Need to Adopt Zero Trust

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2021 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), and other industry cyber experts have encouraged the implementation of a zero trust approach at government agencies following the exploitation of a SolarWind software vulnerability that affected at least eight agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

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Forcepoint’s Sean Berg Suggests Zero Trust, Behavioral Analytics, Continuous Monitoring Combination for Gov’t Cybersecurity

Sean Berg President

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2021 — Sean Berg, president of Forcepoint's global governments and critical infrastructure business, has said combining a zero-trust architecture, continuous monitoring tools and behavioral analytics would allow agencies to authenticate users and prevent unauthorized network access, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

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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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Zscaler’s Drew Schnabel: Defense Agencies Need ‘Holistic’ Strategy to Protect Sensitive Data

Drew Schnabel VP of Federal Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2020 — Drew Schnabel, vice president of Zscaler's (Nasdaq: ZS) federal business, outlined five security attributes he believes the Department of Defense should incorporate into its distributed information technology environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 28.

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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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SolarWinds’ Jim Hansen: Monitoring Tools, Trained Security Workforce Could Help Improve Cyber Posture at Agencies

Jim Hansen VP SolarWinds

Jim Hansen, vice president of products for application management at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), said government agencies seeking to improve cybersecurity while ensuring the delivery of critical services to citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic should have a well-trained cyber workforce and field the right monitoring tools.

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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

Habib Hourani Solutions Engineer Okta

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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