NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
Dropbox Expands The Box
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
Hybrid Cloud: All About The Network?
When a database must stay tucked away in an enterprise data center, running a dependent service in the public clouds spells "latency." Or does it?
US House Inspector General: IT Audit Activist
At the 2014 GRC Conference, House IG Theresa Grafenstine argues internal auditors must be more forward looking -- and explains why being exempt from regulations just makes her job harder.
9 Technologies That Power New York City
From space exploration robotics to subway subsystems, New York has technology to cover everything. Check out some cool examples near the Javits Center, home to Interop New York -- and beyond.
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
Hybrid Cloud Security: New Tactics Required
Interested in shuttling workloads between public and private cloud? Better make sure it's worth doing, because hybrid means rethinking how you manage compliance, identity, connectivity, and more.
NASA Mission: Cloud Governance
Here's how the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory addressed governance, risk, and compliance for its critical public cloud services.