Jason Corey, the senior director for emerging technologies at Red Hat, said the pandemic has brought a sense of urgency to agency digital transformation efforts like few other events have done before.
Chris Townsend, the area vice president for federal sales at UiPath, said this unprecedented growth and acceptance of automation comes from the desire for agencies to have employees no longer focus on menial or “low-value” work and spend more time on mission activities.
Srinivas Kosaraju, the senior director of public sector at Tableau, said data can provide the information, the transparency and the trust that many citizens are looking for these days.
Agencies have an opportunity now more than ever to take advantage of emerging cybersecurity tools on premise and in the cloud.
Dennis Reilly, the vice president of public sector at Gigamon, said agencies can use the pandemic emergency to continue to make progress.
Dan Woods, the vice president of the Shape Intelligence Center with Shape Security, which is now part of F5 Networks, said a credential stuffing attack isn’t about breaking into someone’s account, but rather verifying the credential itself.
Henry Sowell, the chief information officer at Cloudera Government Solutions, said agencies are struggling to manage and deal with the volume and velocity of data coming their way.
Nicholas Speece, the chief federal technologist at Snowflake, said the opportunity to use AI and machine learning to improve mission delivery across all industries, government and private sector, is substantial.
Dave York, the senior vice president of U.S. public sector for Genesys, said agencies can use RPA, AI and intelligent automation to continue and accelerate their digital transformations and improve citizen services.
David Wray, the public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, said one of the reasons the move the cloud is getting less daunting for many agencies is they finally have their heads wrapped around the security piece.
The use of DevOps or agile development has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years.
John Davis, the vice president of public sector for Palo Alto Networks, said those key concepts that will move agencies toward a zero trust approach include protecting from the inside out versus the outside in, which has been the case for much of the past three decades.
On the “Innovation in Government Cyber Leaders” show, the creation and use of policies, standards, implementation and architecture to support robust and reliable Identity Management was the focus of our discussion.
Tricia Fitzmaurice, the regional manager for law enforcement and justice at Red Hat, said the benefits and potential of hybrid cloud is unmistakable and only growing.