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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Federal Cloud Computing : The Definitive Guide for Cloud Service Providers.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (461 pages)|
|Contents:||Half Tile; Title page; Copyright; Dedication 1; Dedication 2; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Editor; Foreword by William Corrington; Foreword by Jim Reavis; 1 Introduction to the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy; Introduction; A Historical View of Federal IT; The Early Years and the Mainframe Era; Shifting to Minicomputer; Decentralization: The Microcomputer ("Personal Computer"); Transitioning to Mobility; Evolution of Federal IT Policy; Cloud Computing: Drivers in Federal IT Transformation; Drivers for Adoption; Cloud Benefits; Improving Efficiency; Improving Agility. Improving InnovationDecision Framework for Cloud Migration; Selecting Services to Move to the Cloud; Provisioning Cloud Services Effectively; Managing Services Rather Than Assets; Summary; References; 2 Cloud Computing Standards; Introduction; Standards Development Primer; Cloud Computing Standardization Drivers; Federal Laws and Policy; Trade Agreements Act (TAA); National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA); Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-119; America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010; Adoption Barriers. Identifying Standards for Federal Cloud Computing AdoptionStandards Development Organizations (SDOs) and Other Community-Driven Organizations; Standards Inventory; Summary; References; 3 A Case for Open Source; Introduction; Open Source and the Federal Government; OSS Adoption Challenges: Acquisition and Security; Acquisition Challenges; Security Challenges; OSS and Federal Cloud Computing; Summary; References; 4 Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing; Introduction; Security and Privacy in the Context of the Public Cloud; Federal Privacy Laws and Policies; Privacy Act of 1974. E-Government Act of 2002, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)OMB Memorandum Policies; Safeguarding Privacy Information; Privacy Controls; Authority and Purpose (AP); Accountability, Audit, and Risk Management (AR); Data Quality and Integrity (DI); Data Minimization and Retention (DM); Individual Participation and Redress (IP); Security (SE); Transparency (TR); Use Limitation (UL); Data Breaches, Impacts, and Consequences; Security and Privacy Issues; Summary; References; 5 Applying the NIST Risk Management Framework; Introduction to FISMA; Purpose; Role and Responsibilities. Director of OMBNIST; Federal Agencies; Head of Agency or Equivalent; Federal Agency Information Security Program; Federal Agency Independent Evaluations and Reporting; Risk Management Framework Overview; The NIST RMF and the System Development Life Cycle; NIST RMF Process; Information System Categorization; Relationship Between the NIST RMF and the Federal Enterprise Architecture; Shared Responsibility and the Chain of Trust; Overview of the Security Categorization Process; Identify Information Types; Select Provisional Impact Values for Each Information Type. Adjust the Information Type's Provisioning Impact Value and Security Category.|
- Cloud computing -- Government policy -- United States.
- Computer security -- Government policy -- United States.
- Cloud computing -- Security measure.
- Cloud computing.
- Electronic government information.
- Web services -- Government policy.
- Cloud computing -- Security measures.
- Cloud computing / Security measures.
- Web services / Government policy.