Federal cloud security requirements to debut Oct. 1

Tuesday - 8/24/2010, 5:05pm EDT

WFED's Jason Miller reports

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Final governmentwide requirements to secure technology systems on the cloud are almost ready.

By October 1, vendors and agencies will know what it will take to get a cloud-based system certified and accredited for use by all of government.

The General Services Administration is reviewing comments from public and private sector experts for its FedRamp program.

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller brings us a status check on the cloud computing program.

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Read more about cloud in the federal sphere at the Fed Cloud Blog.