General Michael Hayden,
Monday, October 31, 2011
The new federal strategy for implementing cloud-computing solutions is called “Cloud First” - and with good reason. We now systematically prefer cloud-computing solutions to those based on local servers and laptops.
Patrick Gray, TechRepublic IT Leadership Blog, Wednesday, October 12, 2011
I’ve seen a troubling trend these past few years and a symptom of the larger malaise that strikes many corporate IT departments. Ask a CIO about their technology plan or strategy for the coming months, and their eyes light up and in hushed awe they reverently whisper: “The Cloud.”
Capitals in the Clouds - The Case for Cloud Computing in State Government Part II: Challenges and Opportunities to Get Your Data Right
NASCIO, Friday, October 7, 2011
Cloud computing brings with it opportunities, issues and risks. One major consideration that must be addressed is the management of data – governance, stewardship, consistency, ownership and security.
Gregory C. Wilshusen, Director Information Security Issues GAO, Thursday, October 6, 2011
Gregory C. Wilshusen’s testimony before the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives summarizes the GAO’s report issued last year and describes actions taken by federal agencies to implement the report’s recommendations.
Dan Kusnetzky, ZDNet Virtually Speaking Blog, Wednesday, October 5, 2011
When suppliers try to tie their technology to misleading catch phrases, does it really work for them or just create more market confusion?