NIST identifies cloud computing standards gaps

September 16, 2011
FedCyber Wire, Requirements
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via Fierce Government IT

When it comes to gaps in technology standards for cloud computing, security and privacy stands out as the area with the most holes, according to a National Institute of Standards and Technology cloud computing standards roadmap released Sept. 13.

The document identifies 11 standards gaps, with four pertaining to security and privacy. Among the gaps are “policies, processes and technical controls in supporting the security auditing, regulation, and law compliance needs.”

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