Treasury Office Wants Security For the Cloud From the Cloud

NextGov: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has many diverse cloud environments and is looking for two systems to help manage enterprise cybersecurity.

OCC, an independent bureau within the Treasury Department, operates a number of cloud systems, including internal, on-premise systems and applications hosted by third parties, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. As new systems and applications are bolted on, the office needs to be able to push its security protocols onto the new systems and manage exactly who has access and at what privilege level.

To that end, the office issued two requests for information Tuesday seeking a cloud access security broker, or CASB, and a vendor that could provide identity access management as a service.

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