The Singapore government has chosen to adopt a "cloud friendly" policy as seen by the Singapore government's own adoption of cloud computing for government services and a light-handed approach in terms of legislating the adoption of cloud computing.
by: Gigi Cheah and Jeremy Tan, Norton Rose 11-Dec-2012
Cloud adoption continues to gather pace in commercial businesses while security issues still dominate the regulated worlds of finance and government.
by: Chee-Sing Chan 24-Oct-2012
Bloomberg's new cloud-based data archiving and compliance solution leverages the company's global data center network to provide global firms a scalable and secure cloud-based solution for managing corporate messages and digital communications.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 18-Oct-2012
A secure-by-design virtualized architecture, complemented with strict yet flexible control over access and tailored endpoint security, allows non-standard, unmanaged devices into the environment while maintaining the protection of sensitive data.
by: Kurt Roemer, Citrix 09-Oct-2012
Identity management will remain a key capability for cloud adopters in the forseeable future. The simple reason is that a notion of trust has to be at the center of managing many-to-many relationships in the cloud, says Eddie Schwartz, CISO of RSA.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 03-Oct-2012
After setting up the first government in-house private cloud in December 2011, the Hong Kong government CIO office is now actively working to build its first outsourced private cloud, also known as GovCloud, with a target launch date in 2013.
by: Carol Ko 27-Sep-2012
In December 2011, the Hong Kong government CIO office launched the first government private cloud platform, which is hosted at the ISO20000-certified Central Computer Center to process and store mission-critical government data of the 30 government bureaus and departments.
by: Carol Ko 26-Sep-2012
What are some of challenges policymakers face when drafting data protection laws? Is it a problem if data privacy laws disregard "data" as "assets? And why is it a challenge for policymakers to factor in industry-specific regulatory and compliance requirements?
by: Carol Ko 15-Aug-2012
A new type of government cloud service is also surfacing. These cloud services are on special-built infrastructure whereby one government agency or an appointed commercial organization functions as the host facility and offers cloud computing services to the rest of the government agencies.
by: Lim Jee Yen, CrimsonLogic 27-Jun-2012
Some will argue that there is no ‘cloud universe’; that there are only a handful of components to the platform and that you can probably count the key modules on two hands. The focus should be not only on the ability to build interoperable interfaces between the different platforms but on driving singular standards of cloud computing.
by: Nathan Bell, Telstra International 17-Feb-2012