To show federal leadership and support for the NIST technology role in U.S. Government agency adoption of cloud computing to reduce costs and improve services and to strengthen relationships with the private sector.
NIST will host its eighth Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop on July 7-10, 2015. The format will be a 4-day event with the first day focusing on Cloud Standards (organized by ISO/IEC JTC1 SC38) followed by 3-days of Talks and Panels centered on specific areas of research and development in the cloud environment. The event will cover:
- Current State of Cloud Computing Standards
- Progress on the NIST SP500 293: 10 High Level Requirements for Cloud Adoption
- Cloud Forensics
- Cloud Computing: Customers and Government