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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.
Agencies are laying the foundation for the use of cloud computing in the government. Officials are marking their progress in smaller steps instead of big strides.
It's been more than nine months since the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative began with the intent to reduce energy usage, lower IT costs and improve security. And some federal agencies are discovering that it's difficult to reduce spending without putting some money upfront first. NASA is just one of the federal agencies trying to [...]
The White House wants common security requirements for agencies in the cloud. So GSA is rolling out FedRAMP. They say it will provide security authorizations and continuous monitoring of cloud systems.
Google is suing the U.S. government for what it claims is unfairly requiring the Web-based document system it uses to be part of Microsoft.
The FCC started a contest for ideas on how cloud computing can help people with disabilities.
The Library of Congress and the Department of Education are just two of the agencies that have moved their process management to the cloud. Samir Gulati, vice president of marketing and a senior executive at Appian, tells the DorobekINSIDER why he thinks more are likely to move in this direction.
Cloud provider Verizon says cloud storage is safer.