Cloud computing gives the jitters to those charged with protecting their organization's IT assets. To gauge the concerns of security professionals about cloud computing, we're fielding a global survey covering all industries. We want to know your views.
FedRAMP will ensure that cloud-based services have adequate information security, eliminate duplication of effort and reduce risk management costs and enable rapid and cost-effective procurement of IT systems and services for federal agencies.
Verisign Inc. may have followed the letter of the law when revealing a series of breaches in an SEC filing. But the company that assures the flow of a hefty portion of Internet traffic should have been more forthright to ease the minds of its various constituencies.
The controls create a baseline to properly address the unique elements of authorizing cloud products and services, including multi-tenancy, control of an infrastructure and shared resource pooling, Homeland Security CIO Richard Spires says.
Veterans Affairs may have been biased when it awarded last year a high-bid, $133 million IT security services contract to the incumbent provider, the consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton, a VA inspector general audit contends.
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel issues a memorandum ordering agency and departmental CIOs to use the new Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to assess, authorize, procure and continuously monitor cloud computing offerings.