The Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program can help manage sophisticated threats and complex networks, Ron Ross, NIST's senior scientist, says.
IT managers with The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have extra data center space and want to get in the business of offering cloud-based or shared services to other federal agencies.
The lead agency in developing technical standards for a U.S. smart grid has agreed to work with an EU group to create a common framework.
Automated security systems from public cloud providers will have to be configured to analyze behavioral patterns, but human analysis could make a difference, NIST's Lee Badger says.
When moving to the cloud, plan, plan and plan. And ask your vendor the right questions, says CBP's Wolf Tombe.
Recent outages for Google Docs and Office 365 add to a string of public clouds going dark.
More efficient systems and solar-powered devices at forward bases can help save energy, money and, at times, even lives.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Hyper-V hypervisor will be part of Windows 8, though little else is known about the operating system.
Experts say the country's decentralized infrastructure might be less vulnerable than Iran's, but it could also make response more difficult.
The state's health department is planning to use a cloud-based product that will allow it to create between four- and nine-way meetings.
Power Assure and the CIA's In-Q-Tel have entered into a deal to derive more efficiency out of data centers.
Panama City officials add an extra layer of security to lock down Google Docs, giving it control of document publishing and archiving.
Regulators and power companies are doing their best to ensure that new energy distribution systems are equally secure and intelligent.
Salesforce.com unveiled a vision for the social enterprise that brings together social, mobile and open cloud technologies at the company's Dreamforce 2011 user conference.
It is not that there is no difference among programming languages. It's just that those differences are becoming less and less a factor in choosing a development platform.