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Topic # 123375 5-Jul-2013 10:54

Hey guys,

I am looking for someone who knows the ins and outs of the NZ Government SaaS 'cloud' security requirements. If you know anyone in Wellington I would appreciate it!

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  Reply # 849599 5-Jul-2013 11:12
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You should talk to the GCSB or any partner involved with AOG




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  Reply # 849601 5-Jul-2013 11:15
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The GCSB are monitoring all your messages so will hopefully reply shortly :)

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  Reply # 849620 5-Jul-2013 11:49
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sittingduckz: The GCSB are monitoring all your messages so will hopefully reply shortly :)


No...they will forward your request onto their bosses - one of the American spy agencies for comment ;-)






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  Reply # 849626 5-Jul-2013 11:55
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That didnt take long to go OT.

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  Reply # 849628 5-Jul-2013 12:00
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I am sure there are RFP's you can look into that might give you a rough idea of what to look for.



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  Reply # 853336 10-Jul-2013 14:28

lol thanks guys

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  Reply # 853660 11-Jul-2013 01:37
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The privacy commissioner has a guide to cloud computing pamphlet which seems to be widely used.
We host online backups for many clients around hawkes bay, and soon will also have a government offering. Lawyer clients have all presented us with the pamphlet as a challenge to my sales skills - to which i say HaHa your colleague across the road challenged me with it yesterday which we passed its requirements.

Anyhow that would be where i would start.
There are also a couple of organisations which i cant remember what they are called but they are trying to create a heart foundation approval tick equivalant for cloud service providers. I looked at the website and their complicated guidelines and decided to not bother as it just seemed like it wouldnt really give the recognition needed.




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  Reply # 853662 11-Jul-2013 01:45
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Here ya go
http://privacy.org.nz/assets/Files/Brochures-and-pamphlets-and-pubs/OPC-Cloud-Computing-guidance-February-2013.pdf

Its mostly geared to cloud applications such as xero / freshbooks type applications so would probably work for you as a starting point.




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