JIT PAM can ensure that identities only have the appropriate privileges when necessary, and for the least time necessary.
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.
SolarWinds helped the VA consolidate to a single enterprise-wide platform, implementing ten regional instances, putting everyone on the same page and giving consolidated visibility while allowing each region to operate with a certain level of autonomy.
Dave York, the senior vice president of U.S. public sector for Genesys, said agencies can improve how they deliver services to citizens by taking a omni-channel approach to digital modernization.
Rick Howard, the chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, said the wide-spread acceptance of using cloud services for operational requirements is driving opportunity to modernize.
NSA contracted with Palo Alto Networks to put a Zero Trust architecture in place to protect all its sensitive medical data.
Juliana Vida, the chief technical advisor public sector for Splunk, said there is hope and there is opportunity, both of which can be found in the data.
The ultimate objective is to eliminate the need to work on multiple devices. Using the cloud, the data is all in one place and easier to access, and easier to share.
Traditional development processes like waterfall just don’t cut it anymore. That’s why Lockheed Martin reached out to Red Hat for help updating the processes and culture around application development for the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
Chris Townsend, the vice president of federal at Symantec, said with all of these cybersecurity initiatives and expectations agencies must ensure they are on the right path in moving to zero trust, while also addressing challenges around mobility and cloud.