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Re: Feds Flummoxed Over Cloud Contract Management
Posted by: John K. Higgins 2014-11-08 03:57:32
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Federal agencies may spend as much as $10 billion annually on cloud technology by 2018, as the government seeks to take advantage of the operational improvements and efficiencies it offers. However, deficiencies in contracting for cloud services could compromise the effectiveness of such investments. Furthermore, reactions to proposed remedies have revealed some tensions over how to best manage federal cloud contracts. The report flagged deficiencies that affect security, SLAs, government access to vendors, and contractor performance.

Re: Feds Flummoxed Over Cloud Contract Management
Posted by: DanuckInUSA 2014-11-08 03:59:36 In reply to: John K. Higgins
Can't believe people aren't using a next gen security tool. If they had been using perfectcloud.io this wouldn't have happened. The tool is cloud security and profile security wrapped into one and the thing is unhackable.
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What was your initial reaction to news of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack?
It demonstrates that all critical infrastructure sectors are at high risk of disruption by cybercriminals.
Everyone will be paying for this attack in the form of higher energy costs.
Governments need to work more closely with private industries to protect networks for the sake of public safety.
It's a global problem. An international alliance must be formed to hold the perpetrators accountable and prevent future attacks.