The big-picture view of expanded access and emerging technologies

Ann Johnson, corporate vice president for security, compliance and identity at Microsoft, says that with the increase in zero-trust adoption, organizations have more flexibility around access. She discusses the benefits that come with increased use of multi-factor authentication, virtual desktops and cloud platforms.

However, Johnson cautions that with these emerging technologies, organizations will have to be more vigilant around the supply chain. Everything about security is a risk-based decision, she says. That is why leaders should look to automation to remediate low level tasks, and behavioral analytics to help their teams identify anomalies.

This interview was filmed in October 2020 for the virtual CyberTalks event, produced by Scoop News Group.

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