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Most cloud service level agreements are vague when it comes to details about termination. But extracting your data from a cloud provider is of critical concern to agencies. Standards could help, but won’t prescribe the answer, says an expert from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Innovation in government demands flexibility – from developers, system users and contracting officers, alike.
As little as a year ago, cloud computing was still a rarity among most government agencies. Now cloud is going mainstream, with more agencies joining the early adopters.
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At least 500 million Yahoo users had their information stolen in 2014, the company said on Thursday — a year when half of American adults had their personal information exposed to hackers. Several more big names have been attacked since.
With any luck, the modernization of the federal government’s information technology will develop as quickly as the bill to authorize it did.
Chris Lynch is easy to spot walking the Pentagon’s sprawling corridors: He’s the guy wearing a hoodie and sneakers amid all the crisp military uniforms. Instead of a placard with his name, the sign outside the office he leads says “Rebel Alliance.”
DISA wants to hear from industry about the existing COTS services that might meet the needs of the forthcoming National Background Investigation System.
New Verified Access API provides cryptographic guarantees about the identify and security state of Chrome OS devices
Without a doubt, technological advancements have been critical in getting information to commanders and troops to make clear decisions and execute missions. As the government writ large moves to more streamlined IT architectures, efforts within the intelligence community and the Defense Department seek to integrate and synchronize information while also hardening the defenses of information systems from outside – and inside – intrusions.