If you’re looking to launch a cloud-based venture, Ireland wants you to know it’s open for business. Very open. Not just a tax haven, mind you, Ireland wants to be very clear about that, given allegations to the contrary in the US Congress last year. In late 2013, Ireland’s Industrial Developmen...
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
SafeGov is pleased to announce a new portal to promote safe and secure cloud computing for educational institutions. edu.SafeGov.org is an online education resource focused on providing information and proposing ways in which parents, school officials and policymakers can take advantage of the la...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
In a sweeping decision, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington struck down an order from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that the FCC said was intended to foster an open internet network and provide transparency and ease of access for consumers. In doing so, th...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
In the world of data protection, it’s an old story: Personal data gets shared with a third party data service provider, and then something goes wrong at the provider. ...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Last year at this time, I wrote about the introduction of Samsung KNOX, Samsung’s enhanced version of Android with unique security and enterprise features. At the time I was very excited to see this type of solution as I felt it met a critical need for business and government customers who wanted t...
Monday, March 03, 2014
Detailed personal information about thousands of Australian children is up for grabs each time they log in at school, a forum has heard, and parents have no idea. The Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO) says free web tools such as Google apps and Gmail are widely used in Austra...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Government agencies at the federal and state level are lured to cloud computing by the promise of cost savings and expanded services. But there are also risks associated with moving operations and applications to the cloud. ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Cloud computing is more than just the latest in a series of attempts to pare down government spending — it’s a gateway to unprecedented innovation in a sector known more for bureaucratic inertia. That’s the view of Dr. Rick Holgate, president of the American Council for Technology (ACT), an indepe...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Many public schools in Maryland engage private cloud-computing services to provide software and digital educational platforms to help students learn. Schools have entrusted these companies with vast amounts of sensitive student data contained in emails, digital documents and school records, which i...