As cloud computing gains momentum, so does government attention to privacy and security

While still marked by more hype than tangible success, cloud computing remains an area widely viewed as inevitable in both commercial and public sector markets. Whether you accept the predictions of cloud service vendors or favor…

Trust in cloud service providers no different than for other outsourced IT

As the private sector embraces outsourced IT services and the federal government apparently eager to follow suit, it should come as no surprise that both proponents and skeptics of IT service outsourcing (now under the new…

New research identifies additional risks for applications in the cloud

With great attention continuing to be focused on the potential for cloud computing services to re-shape the way public and private sector organizations manage their IT infrastructure and computing environments, a paper published this month by…