Government Cloud

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)
Cloud Computing Price-Performance Could Vary by 1000%! Yes, you read that right. The price/performance of your cloud computing infrastructure could vary as much as 1000 percent depending on time and location. High levels of variability have actually been seen within the same clo... (more)
"The federal government is the nation's largest consumer of information technology and this year alone the government is spending $2.1 billion on cloud technology. We help do the compliance assessments for companies to meet the federal security requirements," explained Abel Suss... (more)
E-book: Educate Yourself with Dell Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity Data security breaches and hacker attacks on private businesses, health organizations and government agencies in the U.S. have grabbed headlines with increasing frequency, it seems. There is zero doubt about... (more)
Today I am especially proud and honored to publicly announce my appointment to the IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine Editorial Board!  I am truly appreciative to Dr. Alan Sill and Dr. Masin Yousif for their trust and confidence in nominating me to this position. As the world's large... (more)
How to Accelerate Government IT with a DevOps Boost The rapid adoption of digital business transformation processes and the ongoing deployment of open hybrid cloud platforms are enabling the achievement of software development bold goals. But when management consultants and indu... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, and the "Third Containers & Microservices Conference" will take place June 7-9, 2016, at Javits Cent... (more)
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