David Perera. FierceGovernmentIT, Wednesday, December 04, 2013
A computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology says the advent of advanced persistent threats means years of lip service to the idea of integrated system security must be replaced with real action.
BusinessWire, Wednesday, December 04, 2013
For many businesses and government agencies in Australia and New Zealand, the barriers to cloud computing adoption are actually increasing. While security is still paramount, data privacy and residency (i.e., control over where sensitive data and documents reside) are key concerns, especially in light of strict new laws and regulations. Coretec Solutions, a leading Australian Salesforce solutions consultancy, and PerspecSys, the global leader in cloud data protection solutions for the enterprise, have partnered to create a solution to address these issues: the Secure Local Data Residency as a Service (Secure LDRaaS).
Susan Miller, Government Computer News, Tuesday, December 03, 2013
As high-profile information leaks and cybercrimes proliferate, government agencies face the responsibility of protecting more and more data from progressively complex threats. One important way governments are doing this is by maintaining rigorous security standards.
David Perera, FierceGovernmentIT, Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Agency cybersecurity practices should move beyond the three year cycle of system authorizations into a state of continuous monitoring of security control implementation by the end of fiscal 2017, says a Nov. 18 memo from the Office of Management and Budget.
David Perera, FierceGovernmentIT, Monday, November 18, 2013
A proposed rule more than two years in the making regarding contractor protections of unclassified defense information and intrusion reporting became final Monday following publication of a final rule in the Federal Register.
Jason Miller, Federal News Radio, Friday, November 15, 2013
The Federal Cloud Credential Exchange pilot still is in the early stages of development, but there's growing anticipation of how it could change the way agencies authenticate and authorize users of their systems.
Cecilia Kang, Washington Post, Thursday, November 14, 2013
What if kids used a more private Internet, where it would be harder to collect information about them and where they could erase embarrassing photos, comments and videos that could come back to haunt them?
Kathy Kim, CRN, Thursday, November 14, 2013
With the recent updates to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Omnibus, Citrix (NSDQ:CTXS) ShareFile unveiled on Tuesday its updated and new virtual private cloud solely for the healthcare market.
Derek du Preez, Computerworld UK, Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The government has launched its recently announced Digital Services Framework with some 183 suppliers signed to the agreement, with the hope that it will help Whitehall better tackle the digital by default agenda.