Posted by: kurtsh | October 2, 2020

TRAINING: US Government-specific Sessions from Microsoft Ignite 2020

The following sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2020 are US Government specific, focusing on GCC, GCC High, and DoD tenants in Microsoft 365 and were quite interesting:

  • Increase security, reduce risk, and maximize government resources
    Steve Faehl US Security CTO; Dean Iacovelli, SLG Director; Bryan Hunt, SLG Director
    imageMicrosoft 365 Government session on building your security strategy, endpoints, identity. Risk reduction through addressing insider threats; maximize resources with one secure productive platform. Business impact conversation and what are the outcomes for the BDMs:
        • How to automate your processes, security operations modernization
        • How to engage, when, where, and with whom
        • Security needs with remote work, securing endpoints in a new way
  • Streamline your mission with Microsoft 365 Compliance
    Matthew Littleton, Microsoft 365 Advanced Compliance Specialist
    imageProtect citizen data and build trust by including data protection and data governance in strategy planning with your CISOs. What actions can you take:
      • know your data and what needs to be protected
      • use unified labeling
      • build incident response plan with your security team leveraging advanced audit and eDiscovery
  • Improving the Customer Experience for Government Services
    Bobby Chang, Technology Specialist; Brian Duncan, Senior Solutions Architect
    imageIn a world of instant access to almost anything, customers have high expectations for service. Service providers today offer mobile-friendly apps, live chat, self-service, and 24-7 access as a matter of course. The public expects no less of government services. Microsoft is uniquely positioned to support government customers, as the only company offering an integrated government cloud suite comprised of productivity tools (Office 365), business application tools (Power Platform and Dynamics 365), and cloud development extensions (Azure).


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