[ISN] DISA in Compliance with Cloud Security Standards

http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/11/disa-compliance-cloud-security-standards/98120/ By Bob Brewin Nextgov.com November 4, 2014 The Defense Information Systems Agency currently offers its military customers certified cloud computing services from three vendors and has another seven under assessment for compliance with governmentwide security standards, top agency officials told Nextgov. FedRAMP reviews aim to speed the adoption of cloud deployments across government by allowing cloud services to be vetted once – at a particular security level – and then deployed by a multitude of agencies. Agencies must comply with FedRAMP as a matter of federal policy. But as noted in a recent review from the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, neither the FedRAMP program office nor the Joint Authorization Board