Public Health Surveillance in the Internet Cloud: The BioSense 2.0 Experience | International Society for Disease Surveillance


Webinar Date: Thursday, February 9, 2012

Webinar Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Hosted by the Public Health Practice Committee


Taha Kass-Hout, MD, MS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Jeff Barr, BS


Mike Alletto, MS

CDC BioSense 2.0 Redesign Team

Description: This webinar will introduce some basic principles of cloud computing and present details about the government cloud services of the BioSense 2.0 environment, which include both a platform that State and Local Health Departments can elect to use (Platform as a Service or PaaS), as well as tested software and services (Software as a Service or SaaS) capabilities. The BioSense 2.0 environment received an Authorization to Operate (ATO) from CDC; it has been through the CDC’s Certification & Accreditation process, and meets Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)-MODERATE requirements, which will be addressed in this webinar. 

BioSense 2.0 FAQ

Cloud Computing Resources

Webinar Slides:

Part 1: Jeffrey Barr

Part 2: Mike Alletto

Recorded presentation: 

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