Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.
An unconfirmed report says that a pump was destroyed in attack on a water utility system.
Amazon Web Services is bringing secure cloud computing to government agencies and contractors with a new service region.
The software giant, which alleged that Google's rival technology lacked the federal accreditation, gets FISMA-certification for its Business Productivity Online Services-Federal product.
Microsoft claims Google Apps for Government doesn't meet security certification that Google has touted. Google says Microsoft is wrong.
Two years ago Cisco bought a little video camera maker. Today it's letting it go, sniff sniff. Also lots of legal laffs today: The Winklevii refuse to give up; Microsoft calls out Google on Federal approval of Google Apps; and a blogger hits HuffPo with class-action suit. Plus, future Macbooks to be made from bicycles?
With Microsoft winning a USDA cloud computing project, Google claims it was denied the opportunity to bid for the agency's business.
General Services Administration becomes the first federal agency to move all its e-mail to the cloud, awarding a $6.7 million contract to pay for Google Apps for Government.
Google is now offering up its Google Apps suite to federal, state, and local governments. Features remain the same, but what Google is doing with data and security makes things interesting.
New Microsoft cloud-computing service offers federal agencies a high level of security, including biometric access control and fingerprinting for background checks.