AMAZON: Amazon to Launch Cloud Migration Service. Big businesses increasingly are moving massive databases online. Thomas Publishing Co., a 118-year-old company once known for its big, green manufacturing guidebooks, finds itself at the center of an emerging movement in corporate computing: the great cloud migration. Read more

CLOUD SECURITY: Resources Abound to Make Cloud Services More Secure. More and more enterprise organizations are planning and deploying into cloud platforms. This trend is occurring despite organizations’ historical push-back on cloud services claiming that they are less secure than private on-premises data centers. Even though there is evidence to suggest that cloud application attacks are on the rise, there are best practice methods to secure cloud services. Read more

DROWN: Hundreds of Cloud Companies Still Vulnerable to DROWN Security Flaw. Companies are ignoring threat posed by DROWN SSL vulnerability – as well as FREAK, Logjam, OpenSSL and Poodle. Read more

GOOGLE: Adds New Features to Cloud Trace Application Debugging Tool. Updates will improve the ability for developers to identify performance-slowing problems in their apps, the company says. Read more


IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, aGOOGLE: Adds New Features to Cloud Trace Application Debugging Toolnd performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.


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