ANZ Dashboard Digest

Gov’t Releases Cloud Security and Privacy Requirements

CLOUD COMPUTING—AUSTRALIA

July 11, 2013

CIO reports that the federal government has issued provisions for public-sector agencies using the cloud. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said the requirements will assist government agencies with deciding where to store personal information and will require them to seek government approval prior to storing personal information in the cloud. Dreyfus said, “This is to ensure that sufficient measures have been taken to mitigate potential risks to the security of that information.”
Full Story