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Salesforce.com Gets FedRAMP Approval For Government Cloud

Cloud computing is unleashing a "shotgun of innovation" in the public sector, says former federal CIO Vivek Kundra, now executive VP at Salesforce.com.

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6/9/2014 | 3:31:18 AM
Lots of enthusiasm but very little regard for security
Gasp, such savings to use the cloud for government services! No word, however, on the security of using it. Just imagine the ramifications of having your personal medical/DMV, etc. data hijacked along the same lines as your credit card was at Target, Michael's and the thousands of other (known) data breaches that have already occurred so far.
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