Cloud computing allows dramatic flexibility in information processing—and on a global basis. Its technology permits data transmissions that span the globe. Computing activities now shift from country-to-country depending on load capacity, time of day, and a variety of other factors. These decisions...
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This video produced by EletsTV was filmed at a "Cloud Computing and Government" symposium held in New Delhi, India on April 30th. This video features SafeGov's Jeff Gould speaking about the challenges of implementing cloud computing solutions for public sector customers in international markets. ...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
I had the pleasure of having the opportunity to interview Kathleen Styles about cloud computing in education. Styles is the first chief privacy officer of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). Previously, she served as the chief of the Office of Analysis and Executive Support at the U.S. Census Bu...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
On April 2 the French privacy authorities (known by their acronym CNIL) announced that France, and the privacy authorities in five other European countries (Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United-Kingdom ), had agreed to simultaneously begin enforcement actions against Google under ...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
The potential for reduced costs is causing cloud computing to gain momentum in the government and education space. "I'm seeing SaaS offerings growing rapidly, driven by the education software developers seeing an opportunity to gain new customers," said Jay Kirby, vice president of networking at Lu...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It's hard to measure the impact of something that never happened. But that is exactly what federal agencies and private companies must do in risk management, and in determining the return on investment in IT security....
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Former OMB leaders Karen Evans and Franklin Reeder are trying to determine how to improve evaluation of information security within U.S. federal government agencies in an effort to correct current flaws....
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Destinations such as Singapore, Malaysia or Hong Kong need to seize the opportunity of being deemed an acceptable data transfer partner with the European Union in order to get ahead of the competition....
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Imagine a world in which every major company in America flew hundreds of thousands of drones overhead, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, collecting data on what Americans were doing down below. It's a chilling thought that would engender howls of outrage....