State of GovTech: How the Cloud Supports the Hybrid Government Workforce
Previously presented on Wednesday June 15, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. EDT
Hosted by GovLoop, and co-sponsored by the Center for Internet Security and Red Hat, this webinar will help state, local, tribal, and territorial government agencies gain insights on the evolution of hybrid cloud models to support their workloads and employees.
More than two years into the hybrid work environment, agencies are still evaluating the best ways to empower their employees to work from anywhere. There’s no doubt that technology is part of the solution, yet those strategies are still taking shape as agencies wrestle with moving from their legacy systems to a hybrid cloud environment. In this webinar, government and industry experts will share their advice on how SLTT government agencies can balance security and flexibility when transitioning to a hybrid cloud environment.What You'll Learn
- How can government agencies select the best cloud strategy and technologies to balance flexibility and security
- What policies and strategies can government agencies embrace to make hybrid work a reality for employees
- The impact that moving to a hybrid cloud environment has on government employees and workplace culture
- The impact a hybrid cloud environment has on the overall management of the IT enterprise
CIS Speaker in Attendance
Kimberly K. Watson
Senior Program Advisor, Operations and Security Services, Center for Internet Security (CIS)
Kimberly K. Watson is the Senior Program Advisor, Operations and Security Services at the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and is a thought leader in the areas of cybersecurity and operational risk management. Prior to joining CIS, she was the Technical Director for the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD) portfolio at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. During this time, IACD became the trusted and authoritative voice for cybersecurity orchestration and was influential in the establishment of the Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) market. Ms. Watson was a technical leader for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Network Resilience (FNR) from 2013-2015. Prior to her DHS role, she was the Technical Director of the Technology Analysis Office, Information Assurance Directorate (IAD), National Security Agency (NSA). Ms. Watson spent more than 25 years at NSA specializing in vulnerability discovery, technology evaluation, and operational risk assessment.
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