Testimony of Richard A. Spires, Chief Information Officer, before the House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technology: “Cloud Computing: What are the Security Implications?”

DHS CIO Richard Spires discussed the changes Cloud Computing is having within the government and industry and how the DHS is pursuing this capability to enhance mission performance and gain efficiencies in Information Technology (IT). He also provided an overview of the current state of cloud computing at DHS, outlining the department’s initiatives to move data to the cloud in order to implement the White House’s “Cloud First” policy. He addressed the IT security challenges associated with cloud computing and how DHS is addressing such challenges.

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