The CIA, for instance, is moving toward the cloud with the help of Amazon. Read about it here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9246814/U.S._spy_agencies_adopt_new_IT_approach … [Read more...] about U.S. spy agencies adopt new IT approach
You may be aware that Google Apps for Government is FISMA certified - the service is more secure than most locally hosted systems. Anyway, the U.S. Army is looking to save money and improve efficiencies, and Google Apps is now part of that plan. Read more here: http://googleenterprise.blogspot.ca/2013/10/us-army-to-cut-costs-improve.html … [Read more...] about U.S. Army in the Cloud with Google Apps
A report from the US Office of Inspector General (OIG) stated that NASA's cloud services "failed to meet key IT security requirements". It went on to say that of five NASA contracts for acquiring cloud services, "none came close to meeting recommended best practices for ensuring data security." Read more here: … [Read more...] about Cloud computing use blasted for security and management failings at NASA
Oregon Health & Science University is notifying 3,044 patients that their OHSU health information was stored on an Internet-based email and/or document storage service, also known as a "cloud" computing system. Although the Internet-based service provider (Google Drive, Google Mail) is password-protected and has security measures and policies in place to protect … [Read more...] about HIPAA : Read the Fine Print!
Researcher identifies a series of security flaws in DirectPass, Trend Micro’s cloud-based password manager software. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Experts-Find-Multiple-Security-Flaws-in-Trend-Micro-s-DirectPass-1-5-0-356425.shtml … [Read more...] about Security Flaws in Online Password Manager