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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Named Vice Chair for Alliance for Digital Innovation Board of Directors

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Zscaler is honored to announce that Stephen Kovac, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Global Government Affairs, was named Vice Chair of the Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI)’s 2021 Board of Directors. Kovac will represent Zscaler alongside board members from EXCELLACORP, Salesforce, Amazon, Palantir Technologies, Splunk, Strongbridge LLC, Johnson Controls, VMware, Google, and NuAxis Innovations.

ADI is a non-profit association of commercial companies helping to shape innovation in government and technology and drive IT modernization. ADI members are leaders who focus on innovation and emerging technologies within the government, often in the realm of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and mobile technologies.

Kovac’s role underscores Zscaler’s commitment to supporting federal modernization.  

“Zscaler is committed to collaboration to drive modernization progress,” said Kovac. “I look forward to representing Zscaler as a voice for change and am honored to work alongside top industry leaders who share the same goal.” We have believed in the ADI mission since the beginning, and I look forward to driving the agenda and helping to grow ADI membership and impact into the future.”

Zscaler is committed to enabling zero trust-based secure access, to keep Federal employees secure and productive. Steps over the past year include:

  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) named Zscaler a collaborator on its’ Zero Trust Architecture Project – which focuses on developing approaches to implementing zero trust within government and industry
  • The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) issued Zscaler a success memo for completion of Secure Cloud Management (SCM) prototypes
  • The FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) prioritized Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) for authorization at the High Impact Level.  ZIA and Zscaler Private Access (JAB authorized at the High Impact Level) are the core of the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange

For more information on ADI and its efforts, visit the website here.

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