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Posted by: Tim Rains, Director, Trustworthy Computing
Lori Woehler, senior director in the Microsoft World Wide Public Sector team, joins me to discuss how Microsoft World Wide Public Sector works with government, health care, education, public safety, and national security customers globally.
Lori explains her role in security programs as she focuses on information sharing, collaboration and security solutions that help public sector customers address security needs. Lori reports that public sector customers are responsible for providing services back to their citizens, so data classification and access requirements are important considerations for them when it comes to migrating data and applications to the cloud. In my discussion with her, she stated that “the ability to understand data and the classification of data and access requirements for that data is a foundation of making decisions for any workloads or any applications or datasets to move to the cloud.”
You can hear more about Lori’s perspective on the importance of data classification in the following short video:
There are numerous topics discussed in Trustworthy Computing’s Cloud Fundamentals Video Series that cover a plethora of security and privacy-related topics. If you haven’t seen the other videos in this series, please check them out using the following links:
Cloud Fundamentals Video Series
Please check back to this blog regularly as we continue the Cloud Fundamentals Video Series and explore other important cloud security, privacy, and reliability topics.