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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Use of IRM

by John Wheeler  |  January 9, 2017

2017 brings a new focus and urgency to improving cybersecurity at all levels of our society. While a fierce debate rages in Washington, DC over the cyber-intrusion impact on the...

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Contrary to Popular Opinion, Encryption IS the Hard Part

by Ramon Krikken  |  May 17, 2012

A well-known security meme is that "encryption is easy, it's key management that's hard." But while this may be true for certain encryption use cases, it's most definitely not true...

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Obama’s State of the Union Sets the Bar Higher for Information Technology

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 27, 2011

The US President made his second State of the Union address on January 25th (see full transcript from New York Times), touching both on what his administration has accomplished and,...

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Why Are Government Clouds So Confusing?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 11, 2009

I keep having conversations with government clients who are considering to either use or rationalize cloud-based services. By “rationalizing” I mean to provide definitions, frameworks, procurement vehicles, sourcing guidance, and...

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Governments outside the US don’t care much about cloud computing

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 19, 2009

When I was in Singapore last Tuesday, I met a large vendor and we had a brief conversation about cloud computing. We started disagreeing, as he used the cloud computing...

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U.S. Government's Flavors of Cloud Computing Need More Clarity

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 20, 2009

On May 13th the General Services Administration (GSA) with the IT Infrastructure Line of Business (ITI LoB), issued a Request for Information for capability statements and responses from vendors who...

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