Amazon launches cloud service for U.S. government agencies

By Shawn Knight · 6 replies
Aug 17, 2011
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  1. Online retailer Amazon has announced a new division to their cloud computing service strictly for government agencies and contractors. Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud is designed to comply with strict…

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  2. ghasmanjr

    ghasmanjr TS Booster Posts: 363   +86

    Seeing as how the cloud service was hacked at the same time as the PS3, shouldn't they keep official government documents, records and resources off of a system that has already proven to be compromised?
  3. So you're gonna assume that all cloud services are exactly the same, regardless?
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    October 13, 2011: Anonymous just announced their latest hack. They will be releasing 500 pages of cost overrun projections on interstate maintenance in northwest Missouri from 2006-2009. Apparently a cousin of a friend of the one of the members once got a flat due to a pothole while on a cross country trip, prompting this retaliation. When asked if he will be calling for the resignation of Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, President Obama said "Probably not."
  5. DeliciousPie

    DeliciousPie TS Member Posts: 41

    Anon has press releases from the future?
  6. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    No. I'm just forecasting the eventual outcome of this situation. There will be some security leak, resulting in the dissemination of useless information, which will be touted as a grand victory by the hacktivist community.
  7. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +113

    Cloud storage and computing is worthless. Its common logic...If you have something you don't want other people to see, then don't put it somewhere it can be accessed by the population.

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