Archive for September, 2014

Verifying the Security of Cloud Services for Australian Government

Guidance on verifying the security of cloud services for Australian Government…

The Australian Attorney Generals Department has released a revised framework for assessing compliance and risk for cloud services.  Microsoft welcomes this forward-looking guidance that describes a streamlined decision-making process while reinforcing the need for risk assessment and compliance with Australian security requirements.

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September 3, 2014 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Government rolls back dual ministerial offshore cloud approval

Government departments will no longer need to seek ministerial approval from their portfolio minister and the attorney-general to move their cloud-based IT services offshore, with the Australian federal government rolling back the requirement which was introduced by the previous Labor administration…more @ the link below:

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September 2, 2014 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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