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Susie Adams: Microsoft Provides Tech Support for VA Healthcare Access Tool

Microsoft has provided its government cloud platform and database technology to the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to help VA launch a web-based tool for military veterans and family members to access their healthcare data electronically. Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, said Thursday VA’s Access to Care …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams Advises Agencies to Use Proposed Federal IT Fund on Cloud Transition Analysis

Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, has urged agencies to use the White House’s proposed $3.1 billion information technology modernization fund for cloud transition analysis efforts, Nextgov reported Friday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Adams advised government agencies to develop a multiyear plan and use the proposed budget to …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Federal Agencies Should Factor IoT in Mobile Device Security Strategies

Federal agencies should include concepts and changes in technology surrounding the Internet of Things as they work to secure mobile devices inside their networks, Microsoft‘s Susie Adams told MeriTalk in an interview published Monday. Adams, federal chief technology officer for the software giant, said the mindset of federal agencies should be …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Data Governance Critical for Federal BYOD Programs

Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft‘s federal government business, has recommended that agencies implement user-focused security policies to manage personal devices in the workplace, GCN reported Friday. “It’s about governance first,” Adams told GCN in an interview. “Maintaining control over employee access to data regardless of the device becomes …

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Executive Profile: Susie Adams, Microsoft Federal CTO

Susie Adams serves as chief technology officer for Microsoft’s federal government business where she oversees and implements the technical strategy for Microsoft’s Defense Department, civilian and Intelligence Community businesses. Adams joined Microsoft federal sales in 1999 and has held several leadership positions as the director of the Reston Microsoft Technology Center and most …

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Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform Gains FedRAMP Board OK; Susie Adams Comments

Microsoft has secured approval from a federal government body to offer Windows Azure for agencies to build and manage applications in a cloud computing infrastructure. The FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board gave Windows Azure a provisional authority-to-operate certificate under the government-wide FedRAMP program, Microsoft said Monday. Susie Adams, chief technology officer …

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Susie Adams of Microsoft on Future of the Cloud

In Microsoft Federal CTO Susie Adams‘ opinion, the transition to cloud computing is a gradual process that begins with small steps. “We encourage agencies to take baby steps and really do a cost benefit analysis,” she said, adding, “In some instances, it may not be a wise business decision to …

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Q&A With David Egts of Red Hat About COVID-19 Impact, Gov’t Tech Initiatives, Open Source

David Egts

David Egts, director and chief technologist of the Red Hat's North American public sector, recently took part in a recent Q&A session with ExecutiveBiz. Egts will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s Secure IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Virtual Event on August 26th. Click here to register for the virtual event. 

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac on EINSTEIN Cyber Program, Trusted Internet Connections 3.0

Some industry experts said the introduction of draft guidance to implement the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 policy seeks to reflect the move to separate the Department of Homeland Security’s EINSTEIN cybersecurity program from the TIC initiative, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. “TIC 3.0 isn’t here to kill EINSTEIN, but decouple it from TIC. I think some form of EINSTEIN will still need to exist," said Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and corporate compliance at Zscaler.

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Terry Halvorsen Orders Microsoft Windows 10 Updates on 4M DoD Seats

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer of the Defense Department, has committed 4 million seats in the department’s efforts to upgrade its information systems and devices to the Microsoft-built Windows 10 operating system. Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president for Windows and devices group at Microsoft, writes in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the …

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