Talking Tech: Taking Off for the Cloud – The Air Force’s Journey
To comply with Defense and Federal mandates, the Air Force is shutting down data centers and moving applications to the cloud as fast as it can. But maintaining security in the process is a challenge, says Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer in the Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer at the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. For the military, data security and reliability is more than a requirement – it’s a life and death issue. Standards that might satisfy other federal agencies aren’t yet good enough.