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The contract could be worth $6 million over four years. GSA said it wants Unisys to replace several different versions of IBM's Lotus Notes and Domino software.
Is cloud computing a safe and private way to access data? There’s no doubt about it, security is a major concern when it comes to cloud computing. But now, the European Union is working on a three-year project to create technical fixes and policies designed to make cloud computing a more secure option for businesses [...]
Google has filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department in an attempt to prevent the agency from going ahead with bid requests to host a cloud-based electronic messaging system. According to a lawsuit filed in U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Google says they met with Interior Department officials on several occasions asking them to [...]
The Office of Management and Budget announced five structural changes to put renewed focus on improving IT management. OMB CPO Jeffrey Zients says the way government currently budgets for and acquires IT is "broken."
Apps.gov, the GSA’s cloud-based storefront, will soon offer storage, virtualization and Web hosting applications to government agencies. Vendors with an infrastructure-as-a-service contract will provide their services on the website. Apps.gov will alleviate the federal IT strain on storage, computing power and website hosting. The new cloud infrastructure will also eliminate the need for agencies to [...]
You have a lot of options to consider when you're considering cloud computing. Sorting through the possibilities to find the right fit for your agency becomes tougher.
Cloud computing and security – you never hear one talked about without the other. In a new report, Allan Friedman, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, explores how to think about privacy and security in the cloud. He argues the real weak link in security is the human factor. For this reason, Friedman tells Federal [...]
Think you can help the federal government speed up its certification and accreditation of cloud computing products and services? If the answer is yes, the General Services Administration wants to hear from you. GSA recently released requirements for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), an interagency initiative that will provide the government-wide certification [...]
Allan Friedman, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, describes how to maintain security and privacy in the cloud computing age.
Several cyber experts are not sold on how security around cloud computing will work. Some of the doubts come as GSA issues draft requirements for FedRAMP. Others say agencies likely will move to a private cloud first before trusting data to a public provider.