When The Walsh Group—one of the largest construction contractors in the United States—moved to the cloud, it realized it needed better ways to manage who accesses its systems. The company set up identity as the control plane—with Microsoft Azure Active Directory at the center and a zero-trust security stance to better protect access to all its resources. Now, The Walsh Group CIO says the company leads the industry in securing access to its hybrid environment, giving it a competitive advantage. Read the article for more.
View: Construction giant gains competitive edge with zero-trust approach to security
This video is the real world story of how Seattle Seahawks player, DeShawn Shead, used Microsoft technology as part of his recovery from a torn ACL. Coach Carroll and John Schneider of the Seahawks felt there was an untapped opportunity: using data-driven technology to helping players both in training and rehabilitation. Power BI provided suggestions as Shead worked toward recovery, building goals and monitoring progress based on real health data. With the help of Microsoft technology, he was able to return to the field stronger than ever.
Oiselle needed to modernize and adapt their business processes to survive. This interview with Megan Murray, Director of Marketing, explores the ways Oiselle benefited from an agile, adaptable calendar and file-sharing system from Microsoft.
Zero Trust is a journey, not a destination. Moving from an access model based on implicit trust to a Zero Trust model based on explicit verification requires careful planning and time. This eBook outlines the critical steps in the journey to Zero Trust for your nonprofit.
View: How strong identity management provides a foundation for ‘Zero Trust’ security
If you're reading this, then chances are that getting easy access to clean, running water isn't an issue for you. But for around 43 percent of the world's total population, this simply is not the case. For them, obtaining the drinkable water they need to sustain their families requires hard work and commitment.
To make matters even more critical, most of them live in rural areas in which farming is their main source of income. This means that any available water must be carefully distributed between their crops and family, an exhausting situation that can take all day just to keep a small patch of land in farmable condition.
Such is the case for Monica, a Kenyan farmer who every day must assume the roles of mother of four, farmer, merchant, and housekeeper just to make ends meet. In this video, you’ll learn how she managed her dwindling water supply to keep her farm yielding, family fed, and trade at the local market—a situation that was soon to improve dramatically thanks to modern technology.