AWS worked with FedRAMP to develop a set of standards under which highly sensitive government data could securely migrate into cloud environments. If ever you doubted that cloud computing was the new frontier for federal data and software management, look around.
These new standards effectively represent the fall of the final formal barrier to federal cloud computing. Terabytes of government data will soon have a pathway to more efficient storage.
But before embarking on that path, many government leaders seek answers to longheld beliefs about cloud security that, in reality, may be myth.