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U.S. Department of Defense considers giving private Cloud vendors access to top secret data

The U.S. government is reviewing two possible scenarios whereby private cloud suppliers and facilitators would receive access to Level 5 and 6 information workloads – the most sensitive of government data. A newly published Request For Information document reveals that the U.S. Department of Defense [DoD] is particularly interested in collaborating with the private sector on… Read More

US Defence agencies get approval for AWS cloud use

All four of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) US infrastructure regions, including AWS GovCloud (US), have received a Department of Defense (DoD) provisional authorisation under the DoD Cloud Security Model (CSM) for Impact Levels 1-2. That authorises DoD agencies to use AWS’s infrastructure. “After receiving an overwhelming response from defense agencies interested in leveraging our Federal… Read More