A Guide To Cloud Security for State and Local Government

Resources to make your move to the cloud easier.

As agencies switch to cloud computing, a virtualized system that provides storage, computing power and software applications for the organization, many state and local officials worry about security. Maintaining secure systems is imperative for government agencies. However, cloud computing offers nearly unlimited storage capacity and more efficient performance, which can help to improve operations.

Before your organization makes the move to the cloud, be sure to understand the risks that come with cloud computing and know how to prevent them.

Stay informed with StateTech’s roundup of cloud security case studies and security software reviews, and learn from the experiences of other adopters.

Understand how other states and localities approach cloud security and the different measures they’ve taken to protect systems.

Governments Take Different Paths to Cloud Security

Learn two government agencies’ divergent approaches to cloud security.


Product Review Trend Micro Security Services

Software as a service option blocks threats without degrading performance. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of Trend Micro’s cloud security service, Work-Free Business Security.


Why Public Clouds Could Be the Best Choice for Security

State and local government IT pros Tom Trobridge, CIO for the city of Alexandria, Va., and Randy Paul, IT director for Klamath County, Ore., discuss their cloud security concerns.


Serving Up Anytime, Anywhere Apps Over a Private Cloud

Follow these six tips for deploying client virtualization over a private cloud environment.



Product Review: Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud

Find out how Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud, a hosted cloud-security product, fared in our review. The service offers antivirus, antispyware, and host intrusion protection.  



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Jun 25 2012