Efforts by large-scale cloud providers like Amazon (AMZN -0.4%), Google (GOOG +1.4%) and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Efforts by large-scale cloud providers like Amazon (AMZN -0.4%), Google (GOOG +1.4%) and Lockheed Martin (LMT +0.9%) to land gigantic federal contracts face persistent doubts from government reps sensitive to security. Some agencies are testing small low-risk projects, while cloud advocates mark security concerns as "overblown."