State cyber leaders aim for more scrutiny of cloud vendors
More states are developing their own certification models when considering the security of cloud platforms.
StateRAMP group says cloud-security standards being used in 10 states
The group, which is modeled on the FedRAMP certifications for federal cloud vendors, said it is "far surpassing our expectations."
StateRAMP group names first state IT vendors approved for new security certification
Fifty-one products from 24 companies made the cut as the group encourages more vendors to apply.
Texas aims to emulate FedRAMP with 'TexRAMP' for cloud vendors
A new cloud security program is one of several new cybersecurity programs underway in Texas, which also plans to recruit volunteer incident response teams.
Cloud security is like an 'all-you-can-eat buffet'
A panel of cybersecurity and IT officials likened the menu of tools available to secure cloud environments to a bottomless Las Vegas feast.
States build resilience in government service with cloud
Government leaders share their key wins during the pandemic thanks to cloud investments and look toward the future of government service.
'StateRAMP' group aims to grade state and local vendors' security
Modeled after FedRAMP for federal cloud providers, StateRAMP seeks to bring vendor standardization to state and local government.
Re-envision network security with an ‘inverted’ perimeter
As the bulk of work flows increasingly outside traditional enterprise security barriers, agencies need to rethink network security paradigms.
LA County contractor joins list of cloud users found to have lax security settings
Millions of telephone call logs, including some residents' home addresses and Social Security numbers, were left accessible.