Intelligence community looks to cloud computing

Grazed from Defense Systems.  Author:  Amber Corrin.

Turning to a cloud solution that seemingly leaves behind the silos of secrecy may not be an obvious choice for intelligence agencies, but as budget cuts affect the Defense Department – including its intelligence components – that’s what’s happening, officials said...

NSA Chief Plays Offense on Cloud, Cybersecurity

Grazed from InformationWeek.  Author:  J. Nicholas Hoover.

Cloud computing will make the intelligence community more secure and efficient, NSA director and U.S. Cyber Command commander Gen. Keith Alexander said Thursday.

In a speech in Baltimore before security professionals and a subsequent interview with InformationWeek and other media, Alexander touted the cloud as a key part of the intelligence community's IT strategy...