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Checking Off Your POA&M with Best of Microsoft Security Products (Webinar Recording Available)

As 2018 seems to be going by at such a fast pase, many organizations are working through open issues in their Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) and closing out items with various security measures. In fact, we just completed a Visitor Management Solution to check off one of our remaining items. If you aren't complaint and are working on your POA&M, checking it off may seem daunting - especially when considering the number of available products to address each concern. 

Recording Available Here

We hosted a webinar with Ben Curry, Microsoft MVP and CISSP, and Phil West (National Director, US Public Sector) from Microsoft's Government Cloud team that took a deep dive into Azure Information Protection, Cloud App Security, Intune, and other security features within the Microsoft stack..


The webinar was on March 15th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CDT 

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Ben Curry (CISSP, Microsoft MVP) is business leader, author, and enterprise architect specializing Microsoft cloud technologies. Ben is a Managing Partner at Summit 7 Systems, a Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Partner helping mid-size to large organizations find new ways to succeed through the use of cutting edge cloud technologies. He spends most of his work-time innovating and problem-solving with clients in the areas of security, governance, information architecture, and compliance. Ben is honored to have received 11- Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) awards due to his investments in, both, the SharePoint and Office 365 community – along with championing transformational projects for several non-profits. He is passionate about helping others become better and this can be seen in his support for the Summit 7 Systems’ Redemption Projectand his numerous publications on Microsoft technologies. 



In Phil’s role as National Director, he is responsible for all public sector customers – spanning education, state/local government, and all Federal government – including all Department of Defense agencies. His role includes the product development roadmap, which encompasses the compliance and regulatory aspects of the product set (covering Windows/Devices/Mobility/Security). In addition, Phil is leading efforts to equip the Microsoft field sellers and partners to address the varied customer needs, especially around data privacy, security preparedness and threat response.