Welcome!

Government Cloud Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Dana Gardner, Gopala Krishna Behara

Related Topics: @CloudExpo, Microsoft Cloud, Containers Expo Blog, Cognitive Computing , Agile Computing, Government Cloud

@CloudExpo: Blog Feed Post

‘Real Me’ as-a-Service: Cloud Privacy by Design for E-Health

The risks related to data privacy

Naturally one of the critical areas specified in the Canadian E-Health Cloud strategy document is the risks related to data privacy.

Specifically in section 8, from page 42 through 49, they describe the comprehensive standards, audit and certification frameworks that will be required to protect this next major phase of Cloud adoption.

CHI point to the number one risk issue cited by CIOs – Fears of inadequate data privacy protections, and they describe the various component parts what is required to address these risks including due diligence procedures and state of the art privacy controls.

e-health0620Cloud Privacy By Design – Federated Consent Management

Throughout the document they also identify the technologies needed to achieve compliance with these new capabilities, such as Federated Identity and Consent Management applications, that they describe as new ‘greenfield’ apps for them.

We can see an example of this through the Real Me service from the New Zealand Government. Developed in conjunction with their national postal service they have deployed a novel service for online Identity authentication and related access, with over 40 different government service providers unified into delivery for half a million users.

This implements an ‘iCMS‘ – Extended Authentication Context Management Service, that utilizes a security token service based on WS-Trust Messaging and SAML tokens, Identity open standards from OASIS, enabling:

  • Pseudonymous Authentication, via ‘federated sharing tags’
  • Two-factor authentication through text message to cell phone
  • Verified Data – A secure, privacy-centric data exchange
  • A clear consent model – An extensible data across multiple providers
  • Government Cloud attribute provider: Drivers licence information

These trends will have uniquely dramatic changes to how software architecture is designed and implements, as ‘Cloud SOA’ will emerge by utilizing this plumbing, features the NZL Government such as a “privacy domain bus” for managing exchanges of data between applications.

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By Cloud Best Practices Network

The Cloud Best Practices Network is an expert community of leading Cloud pioneers. Follow our best practice blogs at http://CloudBestPractices.net

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DSR is a supplier of project management, consultancy services and IT solutions that increase effectiveness of a company's operations in the production sector. The company combines in-depth knowledge of international companies with expert knowledge utilising IT tools that support manufacturing and distribution processes. DSR ensures optimization and integration of internal processes which is necessary for companies to grow rapidly. The rapid growth is possible thanks, to specialized services an...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...