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Industry Cyber Experts Call on Agencies to Adopt Zero Trust; Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Quoted

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

Cybersecurity experts are urging government agencies to accelerate the adoption of zero trust capabilities in the wake of a cyber attack involving a vulnerability in SolarWinds’ Orion software, FedScoop reported Saturday. “They’re kind of operating on the fly,” Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler. “They’re buying one solution and thinking they’ve got zero trust now.” 

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Zscaler Report Finds 260% Rise in Attacks via Encrypted Channels; Deepen Desai Quoted

Deepen Desai CISO and VP Zscaler

A new report from Zscaler has found a 260 percent increase in encryption-based threats during the first nine months of 2020. Zscaler’s threat research team analyzed 6.6B encrypted threats delivered through Secure Sockets Layer channels between January and September and found that health care was the most targeted industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by finance and insurance, manufacturing, government and services sectors.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Talks Updated Trusted Internet Connection Framework as ‘Catalyst’ for Cloud Security

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 3, 2020 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), said a new version of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's Trusted Internet Connections initiative seeks to transform end-user security in cloud environments, GovCon Wire reported Oct. 13.

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1901 Group Partners with Zscaler to Advance Cybersecurity; Peter Amirkhan, Paul Wilkinson Quoted

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1901 Group has joined the Zscaler ecosystem as a Public Sector channel partner, 1901 Group reported on Thursday. 1901 Group will leverage the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange cloud platform to help federal agencies adapt to telework with secure access to mission critical applications and data. “Working in FISMA and/or FedRAMP environments takes specialized skill-sets and experience," said Peter Amirkhan, SVP of Public Sector at Zscaler.

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Zscaler’s Patrick Perry: Focusing on Data Security Could Help DoD Support Teleworking

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Patrick Perry, director of emerging technology for federal, defense and intelligence community at Zscaler, wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Fifth Domain that the Department of Defense should strike a balance between security and operations as it moves its workforce to a teleworking environment. He said DoD should shift its focus from network security to data security to support teleworking and manage large data volumes and increasing bandwidth requirements.

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