May 18, 2022

Reference: Final Version of NIST’s Guide to Cloud Computing Now Available


Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations


NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technologies)

Full Text (81 pages; PDF)

Background via FedScoop: NIST releases final version of cloud computing guide

Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations (Special Publication 800-146), NIST’s general guide to cloud computing, explains systems in plain language and provides recommendations for information technology decision makers, including chief information officers, information systems developers, system and network administrators, information system security officers and systems owners.

NIST Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations

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