Rapid Fire 2011-04-26: Cloud Computing Limitations
- USAF announces acquisition strategy to recapitalize its HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter and to replace the UH-1N fleet with the Common Vertical Lift Support Platform.
- Teri Takai, DoD’s CIO since October 2010, is cautious about cloud computing and its security drawbacks. Seems timely when some of Amazon.com’s web services were out for several hours last week. Meanwhile Takai’s deputy Robert Carey calls on industry to provide cybersecurity solutions for the military’s new information-sharing enterprise network.
- Iran endures second cyber attack against nuclear facilities, Iranian military officials acknowledge.