Security

Cloud Computing Security Standards: Evolving From the Classic Data Center Baseline

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Executive Summary

Government IT systems must conform to significant security-related statutory and regulatory requirements, security standards, and practices. Historically, IT assets had different types of controls placed on them, and security policies and procedures for in-house or contractor operated systems were immediately manageable. The move to a Cloud Computing environment requires organizations to re-thing how they will address IT systems' security planning, policies, and procedures. In addition, many of the standards in use industry-wide will need to change and evolve.

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