Work is What We Do, Not Where We Go

Today’s Innovation in Government Report highlights the government’s IT modernization challenges. Randy Wood, the Vice President of U.S Public Sector Sales for Akamai, says the changing nature of where federal employees do their work and what devices they use requires new approaches to security.

Adoption of zero trust concepts and technologies really accelerates this move to the cloud, this adoption of cloud technology. Again, because your applications aren't residing where they typically were, nor are your users. Increasingly in the federal government, work is what we do, not where we go. So we need access to our applications, sort of independent of time and space and the device in front of us.

And so, zero trust really supports that. The second is, well cloud based proxy approach to zero trust, tends to help eliminate these massive complex equipment intensive security architectures.

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