cloud security

State cyber leaders aim for more scrutiny of cloud vendors

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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'

by • 12 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

Millions of telephone call logs, including some residents' home addresses and Social Security numbers, were left accessible.