Participants in a new pilot project claim they've demonstrated that using interoperable digital identities, digital signatures and cloud computing has the potential to accelerate the initiation of clinical trials of new drugs and treatments while lowering costs.
Altra Federal Credit Union developed a calculated strategy before moving to the cloud -- advice all financial institutions should follow, says Brian Boettcher, VP of IT, who shares his lessons learned.
Topics to be addressed at the NIST cloud computing forum include the cloud's trustworthiness and standards. Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf and NIST Director Patrick Gallagher also will speak.
When the business demands the latest tools and technologies, saying "no" is not a viable option. "Clearly, these are disruptive things, but they also are extremely valuable," says Simon Godfrey, Director, Security Solutions at CA Technologies UK.
RSA Conference 2011 was held recently, and Information Security Media Group was on hand to participate in the event in several unique ways. Check out our exclusive video interviews with industry thought-leaders, as well as our "Faces of Fraud" briefing.
This week's top news and views: Government infosec pros question the federal government's security resolve, according to our new survey; Steve Jobs is Apple of Pentagon's eye; and a Department of Cyber -- a fleeting idea?
Known as the Cloud First policy, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has outlined a new policy in which one-quarter of the $80 billion the federal government spends on information technology would employ cloud computing solutions.
Interest in cloud computing is on the rise, but security concerns linger. This white paper addresses how to mitigate those risks, including:
Developing a secure, holistic infrastructure that encompasses both physical and virtual computing systems;
Establishing high-level information security policies for...
Organizations investigating cloud computing must consider many different options, including public, private and hybrid clouds. And each approach poses different risks. This white paper addresses:
Choosing a cloud computing solution;
Addressing the risks associated with moving to the cloud;
Planning IT services...