We looked at our primary mission applications and where they lived, whether they were on-premise or in the cloud, and prioritized accordingly to those applications, and the work tools that we needed to continue working on mission. First and foremost, you need email, you need access to data and your shared drives and folders and documents. You need access to the modal applications that especially the ones the public access regularly. We said how can we not only keep these available, but increase their performance while increasing security? So we deployed a cloud access security broker (CASB) solution in the cloud and have now locked down a lot of applications made it much easier to connect, while at the same time giving us greater visibility and flexibility into who's connecting from when and where and how, again, strengthening our cyber landscape by hardening the surface and making it much tougher for our enemies to access.
Chief Information Officer, Department of Transportation