DIA official says privacy, security different for cloud

Stephen Bell reports:

The government may have to make sacrifices in such treasured concepts as privacy and sovereignty, so that public sector organisations can take advantage of the “convenience” of the cloud, says a Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) project manager.

Adam Stapleton is managing a project for DIA’s Government Technology Services (GTS) arm, to produce “guidance to allow public sector agencies to reduce the barriers” to adoption of cloud computing services. He spoke at the Future Perfect digital continuity conference, held in Wellington recently.

Read more in Computerworld (NZ).

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