cloud

  • More options for cloud services

    There’s a new cloud provider to meet government wide cyber security standards. Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update

  • To the cloud: analysis on why to make the move

    One of government’s biggest cloud believers details his latest move. Mark Forman, co-founder of Government Transaction Services joins In Depth with more on making the move to the cloud

  • NSA chief: Cybersecurity data could be shared through cloud

    Gen. Keith Alexander, who runs the National Security Agency, endorsed the idea of using a cloud computing facility to share cybersecurity information with the private sector.

  • Postal Service’s IG’s office proclaims 2013 as year of mobile

    Gary Barlet, the OIG’s chief information officer, is taking a three-pronged approach to helping employees access data from anywhere, at anytime. The steps include virtualization, a BYOD strategy and cloud services. February 7, 2013

  • Federal Drive Interviews — Feb. 25, 2013

    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is concerned new regulations may make whistleblowers even more reluctant to report tax fraud to the IRS. OMB Controller Danny Werfel says $85 billion in cuts under sequestration would hurt every state. Maj. Gen. Brett Williams says the U.S. Cyber Command is trying to figure how to normalize operations alongside air, land and sea capabilities. Lynn Singleton, director of environmental services at Lockheed Martin, talks about helping agencies move their email to the cloud. Dr. Milton Corn explains why The National Library of Medicine is monitoring social media.

  • FERC putting mobility at the center of IT upgrades

    Sanjay Sardar, FERC’s chief information officer, said the agency is building from the Telework Enhancements Act of 2010 to increase access to data and apps. September 5, 2013

  • Mobile, telework create potential savings, increase productivity at agencies

    Emerging technologies like cloud, wireless access and virtualization are making telework an easy — and economic — solution for some agencies.

  • Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: DoD taking own path with cloud security, Treasury’s Reger joins OMB

    In this week’s Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller explores how DoD is developing its cloud security standards and Treasury is filling a financial management void.

  • SEC employees harness big data, cloud to open up savings and new possibilities

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for billions of financial trade records a day, but it took the agency weeks and months and analyze them. The SEC quietly found a way to speed up that process — and save about $3 million at the same time. In part four of our special report, ,Rainmakers and Money Savers, Federal News Radio goes behind the scenes of the Securities and Exchange Commission to examine the work federal employees are doing on a daily basis, resulting in millions of dollars going straight into the federal coffers.

  • Ran Canetti, Modular Approach to Cybersecurity, Boston University

    Boston University researchers think they’ve found a new way to build a cybersecurity system. The Modular Approach to Cloud Security wins a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program. The goal is to build a cloud made up of small functional components, each with their own security capabilities. Ran Canetti is director of the Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cybersecurity at Boston University and leads the project. He explained what a clear and transparent cloud might look like on In Depth with Francis Rose.