Government Cloud

Yesterday, we kicked the 2016 IIoT Bold Prediction Series off with a bang! As a nice follow-up, and second iteration of the series, Tim Mester, Principal Engineer of Advanced Technology at FreeWave, presents his Industrial IoT bold prediction: Prediction #2: Government Regulatio... (more)
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has always been the unappreciated sibling of the cloud computing service model trio. Existing in the dark shadow of the most widely adopted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and foundationally powerful Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), the third service ... (more)
Mobility and cloud computing have combined to obliterate any so-called network security perimeter. Corporate data has now been let loose to roam in a world of cyber thieves, manipulators and untrusted infrastructure. What is a security professional to do? According to Bill Odell... (more)
One cloud does not fit all organizations. That's true whether it is a public or private cloud. A hybrid cloud option allows your business to create  a custom solution that fits your organizational needs. However, there are always questions with new solutions. We reached out to ... (more)
How is cloud computing bringing society and its ideas closer together? This got me thinking. Last week the President of the United States started following me on Twitter. Now I realize that it's not really President Obama on the other side of that virtual table, but the event brou... (more)
As cloud computing continues to grow in importance, enterprises are now facing a new realization. In their almost rampant embrace of cost savings associated with public cloud, many are just now understanding the information technology governance challenge posed by vastly differen... (more)
How to Establish Security and Privacy "Due Diligence" in the Cloud The traditional, on-premise computing model has established processes, accreditations, certifications, governance and compliance rules - FISMA, NERC CIP, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, IRS 1075. While the security industry is ag... (more)
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology: "Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications and services) that can be... (more)
Click Here to Download Now! DevOps is gaining traction in the federal government - and for good reasons. Heightened user expectations are pushing IT organizations to accelerate application development and support more innovation. At the same time, budgetary constraints require t... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Infrastructure & Services will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) is a manag... (more)
Cybersecurity is top of mind for corporations around the world. The quantity of recent data breaches and the dollar loss associated with some of them indicates either an underinvestment in cybersecurity or a failure to properly invest in people, security training or technology. W... (more)
The Internet of Things Maturity Model (IoTMM) is a qualitative method to gauge the growth and increasing impact of IoT capabilities in an IT environment from both a business and technology perspective. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will first scan the IoT landscape a... (more)
As a business communications tool, email is the dominant option, and many corporations have policies that allow the use of personal email on corporate computers. In a recent Adobe Systems commissioned online survey of 400 U.S. white-collar, adult workers, more than 90 percent of ... (more)
Cloud Hosting: Look Beyond Cost Savings and Weigh Pros, Cons Is your company struggling with the idea of using "cloud hosting" in order to save money? Truth be known, using cost savings as the primary reason for moving to cloud will almost guarantee failure. Some reasons that typ... (more)
The new issue of IEEE Cloud Computing is now available! This special issue looks at how to balance privacy with legitimate surveillance and lawful data access. Some of the specific areas covered are: Balancing Privacy and Surveillance in the Cloud; Data Flow Management and Comp... (more)
In 2011, then United States CIO Vivek Kundra released the US Federal Cloud Computing Strategy [1]. In the executive summary he pointed to cloud computing as a key component of the US Federal Government's information technology modernization efforts: "Cloud computing has the pote... (more)
What do Government Executives Need to be Thinking about to Make a Successful Journey to the Cloud? By Matt Southmayd In 2011 the US Federal Government issued a Cloud First policy mandating that agencies take full advantage of cloud computing benefits to maximize capacity utiliza... (more)
"Threats are always evolving and the days of ‘set it and forget it' malware and virus scanners are over if you want to keep your business information secure," explained Abel Sussman, Director of Federal Services at Coalfire, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair ... (more)
Winning Federal Cloud Business through FedRAMP The Federal Government's "Cloud First" policy mandates that agencies take full advantage of cloud computing benefits to maximize capacity utilization, improve IT flexibility and responsiveness, and minimize cost. The Federal Risk a... (more)
Understanding FedRAMP and Overcoming Obstacles FedRAMP is mandatory for government cloud deployments and businesses need to comply in order to provide services for federal engagements. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Abel Sussman, Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice,... (more)
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