DoD likes efficiency of the cloud, wants more security

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A recent article from C4ISR & Networks noted that while the Department of Defense wants to take advantage of the flexibility and efficiency of commercial cloud computing, the agency harbors concerns about the security of cloud environments. 

James Ryan, president of Litmus Logic and chief strategy officer for the Cyber Security Summit, told the site that moving into the cloud will necessarily involve some culture shock for many at the DoD.

“Clouds are organizations — dynamic and full of people making decisions daily that are relevant to cybersecurity,” he said. “How can the DoD govern [what] is an inherently governmental function without ultimate authority?”

To read the complete article, click here: Securing the commercial cloud

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