Cloud Fears Are Overblown, Says U.S. CIO

Kundra contends that security concerns are exaggerated in part to discourage competition.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security isn't afraid of the public cloud.

Indeed, DHS CIO Richard Spires said the agency is seeking a cloud computing provider to host public websites run by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

And, he added, the department's use of public cloud technology is likely to grow.

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