Tag: Public Sector

Computing, Data Management

Sovereign clouds are becoming a big deal again

March 17, 2023

Via: Info World

Cloud-using industries such as banking, insurance, healthcare, and the public sector face additional challenges complying with laws and requirements within specific regions. This has increased the demand for sovereign clouds. This cloud architecture approach seems to fly under everyone’s radar; […]

Hacking, Security

Ransomware attacks hit over 200 US public sector organizations last year

January 3, 2023

Via: Techradar

Over the course of 2022, more than 200 large public sector organizations in the United States were impacted by ransomware(opens in new tab) attacks. Cybersecurity experts Emsisoft claims firms in the government, education, and healthcare industries were most affected, having […]

Cybersecurity, Security

New U.S. Government Initiative Holds Contractors Accountable for Cybersecurity

October 7, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The U.S. government on Wednesday announced the formation of a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative that aims to hold contractors accountable for failing to meet required cybersecurity requirements in order to safeguard public sector information and infrastructure. “For too long, companies […]

Cloud Computing

Hybrid Clouds Ramp up Public Sector’s Cloud-First Push

June 20, 2018

Via: VMware Radius

A typical data center costs $18.5 million per year to operate, estimates the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center. The U.S. government operates more than 12,000 data centers, according to the most recent reports from government agencies to the […]