Tag: AWS for public sector
Establishing hybrid connectivity within a Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Medium Cloud reference architecture
In this blog post, learn how to establish best-practice hybrid connectivity within a Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) Medium Cloud reference architecture. Amazon Web Services consulted with the CCCS, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) and Shared Services Canada (SSC) to build the CCCS Medium Cloud Reference Architecture. This opinionated and prescriptive architecture can help reduce the time and effort required to implement CCCS Cloud Medium controls from 90+ days to 2 days.
At this year’s IMAGINE conference for education, state, and local leaders, three K12 technology leaders convened to answer the question: How can the cloud help innovative ideas scale and expand in K12 education? This blog explores the four key themes identified by panelists from Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency, Region 4 Education Service Center, and Slalom.
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) works with federal, state, and local agencies across the US to shape national and global health outcomes by strengthening public laboratory systems and building effective laboratory response in public health emergencies. To support the swift exchange of health information across public health laboratories, governments, and organizations, APHL teamed up with Ruvos, a consulting firm and AWS Partner that specializes in health informatics and information technology, to create a secure messaging platform on AWS.
AWS is committed to enabling the nonprofit sector with cloud technology tools and nonprofit-specific resources to help them innovate and expand their impact. The AWS IMAGINE Grant is designed to support nonprofits pursuing high-impact, innovative technology projects with vital financial and technical resources. Now in its fifth year, the program offers two distinct award categories for nonprofits to receive support based on their organizational goals and stage of their technology adoption journey. The application is available to download today.
In May 2020, the AWS Public Sector Blog covered stories on the AWS Public Sector Summit Online 2020, chatbots and call centers, and open source solutions. Check out some of the top stories from the blog below. For more blog highlights from this month, you can also check out The Brief, hosted this month by Mike Colson.
One of the U.S. Intelligence Community’s biggest events is the annual Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Conference. In August, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) brought together over 3,700 experts and innovators from government and industry at DoDIIS to share their insights on this year’s conference theme – Resiliency, Redundancy and Security: Adapting to Asymmetric Threats. For years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has helped the federal government harness the power of the cloud to transform its mission and create a better world by enabling rapid sourcing, enrichment, and analysis of massive amounts of global data to reveal insight and actionable intelligence.
From the first AWS Federal Pop-Up Loft to choices for your hybrid cloud connectivity, read our top blog posts from August.
Needle in a haystack: How the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory leverages the cloud to power its national security image similarity solution to better serve its customers
Tasking someone to find a singular image in a sea of millions of captured images would be like telling them to find a needle in a haystack. Yet, this is one project for which Ralph Perko is developing a solution. Perko is a lead senior software engineer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the state of Washington. In his role, he is responsible for taking the lab’s research and creating applied, scalable solutions to support PNNL’s customers’ missions.
San Diego Sheriff’s Department explores IT system modernization with local hackathon to deliver better services to communities
San Diego Law Enforcement agencies have been seeking new ways to approach some of their biggest challenges with technology. By building in the cloud, they hope to improve their ability to respond to incidents, log and analyze information, speed up investigations, and save lives.
Imagine: hundreds of nonprofit leaders in a room, sharing ideas and learning how to leverage the full power of cloud technology to advance their missions. We’ve designed our AWS IMAGINE Nonprofit Conference to do just that. On August 13-14, 2019, AWS will hold its annual conference for nonprofit organizations. The IMAGINE Nonprofit Conference is a two-day immersive experience held in Seattle near Amazon’s headquarters. Our conference brings together hundreds of nonprofit leaders from around the globe to strengthen our collective ability to address the world’s most pressing challenges.