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Protecting Critical Data is Never a Bad Investment

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Some of the limitations of traditional security approaches
  • More about the current threat landscape in state and local government
  • What a zero-trust approach is and how to get started with MFA

Public sector IT environments are becoming increasingly complex – recent Center for Digital Government research found 60 percent of responding agencies use two or more cloud environments, with cloud use expected to grow. At the same time, the stakes are higher to keep these environments protected. With cyber attacks on the rise, technology constantly evolving and a user base continuously growing, government leaders need a new approach to cybersecurity. Watch now to learn how a modern security approach can simplify access to all applications across your entire enterprise.

Presenter Info

Wendy Nather, Head of Advisory CISOs, Duo Security (now Cisco)

Wendy Nather is a former CISO in the public and private sectors, and past Research Director at the Retail ISAC (R-CISC) as well as at the analyst firm 451 Research. She enjoys extreme weather changes while shuttling between Austin and Ann Arbor.

Patrick Moore, Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Patrick Moore has spent his career working to improve government and its responsiveness to citizens. Patrick spent 8 years working for Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, serving as state CIO from 2006-2010. During that time Patrick led a transformational restructuring of the state's technology function, establishing a new model for Georgia’s IT strategy. Upon leaving Georgia’s government Patrick served in client facing and sales executive roles with HP Enterprise Services where he focused on building and delivering solutions for state and local governments. Patrick now serves as managing partner for Integris Applied, a management consulting firm focused on CIOs and their organizations. Patrick is a noted expert in the state and local government technology space and a Government Technology “Top 25 Doer, Dreamer and Driver.” He is a frequent contributor to industry organizations including the Center for Digital Government and NASCIO.

Teri Takai, Executive Director, Center for Digital Government

Teri Takai is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Government, a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. She worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years in global application development and information technology strategic planning. From Ford, she moved to EDS in support of General Motors.

A long-time interest in public service led her to the government sector, first as CIO of the State of Michigan, then as CIO of the State of California, and subsequently the CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense, the first woman appointed to this role. She then served as the CIO for Meridian Health Plan. She is a member of several industry advisory boards.

Teri has won numerous awards including Governing Magazine’s Public Official of the Year, CIO Magazine’s CIO Hall of Fame, Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers, the Women in Defense Excellence in Leadership Award, and the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.