Kelly Ng, FutureGov, Wednesday, November 13, 2013
In order to build confidence in cloud adoption, the Singapore government has launched a new cloud security standard to provide greater clarity on levels of security offered by cloud service providers, said Steve Leonard, Executive Deputy Chairman, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore this morning.
Aliya Sternstein, Nextgov, Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The Defense Department has selected Autonomic Resources, a cloud provider labeled safe for governmentwide use, to handle military information, marking the department’s first foray into what was expected to be primarily a civilian accreditation program.
Nicole Blake Johnson, Federal Times, Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Defense Information Systems Agency is considering canceling its planned $450 million commercial cloud contract, following lower than expected demand for those services.
Bob Brewin, Nextgov, Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Navy plans to conduct a cost, security and performance analysis before it complies with a Pentagon directive to use a Defense Department email system, Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen told Nextgov.
Loren Thompson, Forbes, Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Six years after President George W. Bush signed dual directives spawning a sustained increase in federal spending on cybersecurity, a clear leader has begun to emerge from the scores of tech companies that surged into the field. Lockheed Martin, the nation’s biggest military contractor, has gradually consolidated its dominance in the government market for network defenses, and is moving to leverage its expertise in dealing with “advanced persistent threats” in the commercial world.
David Perera, FierceGovernmentIT, Sunday, November 10, 2013
IBM comes under stark judgment in the Court of Federal Claims decision regarding the company's protest against the CIA's February award to Amazon Web Services of a long-term cloud computing contract.
Joseph Marks, Nextgov, Wednesday, November 06, 2013
A bill approved by the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday would put the power of legislation behind the Obama administration’s push to close and consolidate federal data centers.