Cloud Security , Government , Industry Specific

Public Sector Cloud Security: Key Questions to Be Answered

Cisco's John Sellers on Cloud Challenges, Solutions for Government Entities
John Sellers, public sector manager, Cisco Security

As U.S. government agencies migrate operations and apps to multi-cloud environments, there are lessons learned to be gained from their private sector counterparts. John Sellers of Cisco shares some of these lessons, as well as questions government security leaders need to be asking about the cloud.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Sellers discusses:

  • Cloud migration trends and challenges for public sector entities;
  • Lessons to be drawn from private sector migrations;
  • How Cisco is now bringing its cloud security experience to bear for public sector clients.

Sellers joined Cisco Systems via Cisco's acquisition of Lancope in 2015. He leads all the selling efforts of Cisco Umbrella and Cisco's cloud security solutions within the United States public sector. Sellers has over 25 years of experience partnering with government agencies and higher education, bringing to them the most effective security solutions in the marketplace. Prior to Lancope, he was the director of federal sales at Blue Coat Systems for 11 years and spent two years in the same capacity at Palo Alto Networks. He has published white papers and blogs on network security.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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