Joining other cloud providers, Google hands customers the encryption keys. But is this the best way to keep agency data safe?
Trusted computing can help agencies manage geographically dispersed servers and emerging OpenStack deployments.
It can be tough transitioning to an electronic environment, and many state financial agencies cite a culture that often impedes innovation and collaboration and purchasing rules that make it hard to adapt to technological changes.
To understand the potential of software-defined networking, it is important to have some context on its origins, how it is used in network deployment today and where the technology headed.
The Defense Information Systems Agency released some helpful information for those migrating to a cloud environment.
Automated management, monitoring and security tools – along with common-sense policies – can help agencies gain the upper hand against shadow IT.
A recent survey of 500 public sector technology officials finds that most government offices are ready to transition from legacy systems to cloud-based technologies and citizen-friendly software.
Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.
The Department of Health and Human Services granted Adobe Cloud Solutions an ATO through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.
The Scrambl3 app creates a secure virtual-private network that connects BYOD smartphones to an agency server to send messages with end-to-end encryption.
The Port of Seattle is using NextRequest, a cloud-based public records management portal, to simplify the request process for both citizens and the government employees who field the questions.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development gives approval to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Government cloud, while MaaS360 gets a green light from the Joint Authorization Board.
When considering a private cloud in health care, be sure to conduct ample research, develop a solid risk management policy and ensure that business objectives are met.
The Defense Information Systems Agency recently released a new draft of security standards as the Defense Department moves to a cloud environment.