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Zscaler Enters Agreement to Acquire Cybersecurity Company Trustdome; Jay Chaudhry

Jay Chaudhry Chairman

Zscaler, Inc. announced on Thursday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a leading innovator in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). “We are extending our vision for Zscaler Cloud Protection to help customers securely embrace public cloud platforms and services in today’s cloud-first world,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO, chairman and founder, Zscaler, Inc. 

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Zscaler, Steel Root Form CMMC Vetting Support Partnership; Drew Schnabel Quoted

Drew Schnabel VP

Zscaler has partnered with cybersecurity company Steel Root to jointly conduct vetting support to defense industrial base entities seeking to comply with the  Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. The companies intend to integrate Steel Root's CMMC-focused compliance services with Zscaler's zero-trust access technology that has been authorized under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Steel Root said Tuesday.

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Zscaler Selects Telos Risk Management Tool to Support FedRAMP Compliance; Stephen Kovac Quoted

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

Zscaler has partnered with Telos to use the latter's Xacta cyber risk assessment tool to help automate deployment authorizations under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and Department of Defense. The team will execute a phased rollout process and integrate Xacta with Zscaler's System Security Plan to handle risk management activities for Zscaler's Z-OS variant of the Linux operating system, Telos said Wednesday.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Agencies Need ‘Defense-in-Depth Strategy’ for Network Security

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2021 “” Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), said agencies should inspect Secure Sockets Layer traffic within a network using a "defense-in-depth" approach to avoid ransomware attacks and other destructive threat vectors, GovCon Wire reported Jan. 28.

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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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