Tag Archives: AWS

Commerce Dept Reuses FedRAMP Authorizations for AWS GovCloud, East/West Systems

The Commerce Department has approved two Amazon Web Services cloud computing platforms for use in the agency’s big data projects under a pair of existing authority-to-operate designations. Commerce Chief Information Officer Steve Cooper and Deputy Chief Data Officer Tyrone Grandison said Wednesday AWS GovCloud and AWS East/West hold ATOs under the government-wide Federal Risk and Authorization …

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InfoReliance to Provide Amazon Web Services Cloud Systems to Justice Dept, GAO

InfoReliance will provide Amazon Web Services infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service cloud systems to the Justice Department and Government Accountability Office under a prime contract with DOJ.. The technology consulting firm said Friday the IaaS and PaaS offerings will work to facilitate security and service delivery for development, testing, quality assurance and production operations. The contract …

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GPO Taps Amazon Web Services for Library Mgmt System Cloud Migration

The U.S. Government Publishing Office has started to transition its public-facing websites to an Amazon Web Services cloud computing infrastructure. GPO said Thursday it will use company’s services to migrate Integrated Library System web portals in an effort to comply with the government-wide Federal Cloud First policy. “Moving these sites to the cloud demonstrates our ongoing …

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Chad Woolf: AWS Guidance Aims to Help Agencies Secure Cloud Network Connections

Amazon Web Services has developed a framework meant to help agencies and vendors architect Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud computing tools that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s moderate baseline security requirements. The Guidance for TIC Readiness on AWS was produced after the cloud service provider completed its FedRAMP-Trusted Internet Connection Overlay testing …

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AWS’ Max Peterson: Cloud Tech Demand Presents Employment, Economic Opportunities

Max Peterson, a general manager at Amazon Web Services‘ global public sector business, has said the cloud computing market could create as many as 14 million new jobs during 2015, BusinessNewsAsia reported Wednesday. “Cloud represents a huge opportunity for good jobs and economic development,” Peterson told the audience during his keynote speech …

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Teresa Carlson: FedRAMP Impacts Enterprise Cloud Security Baselines, AWS GovCloud Use

Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon Web Services‘ worldwide public sector business, has said many U.S. private sector and foreign government entities have adopted U.S. government baselines as the standard for cloud security, Fedscoop reported Monday. Greg Otto writes Carlson believes the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has driven standards implementation and …

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