Long-awaited OIG review of the JEDI procurement also finds ethical violations by two Defense officials, but none that impacted the contract decision.
The IT Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC) sent a memo to House and Senate lawmakers explaining why the Defense Department should drop its JEDI plan and follow the path of the CIA.
Sean Connelly, the Homeland Security Department’s TIC program manager, said new interim guidance letting remote workers connect to cloud services is heavily influenced by pilots that proved that flexibility and security don’t have to be opposite sides of the same coin.
GSA and DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) told agencies that the Zoom for Government platform, which runs on a government community cloud and has received a Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) moderate level approval under the cloud security program known as FedRAMP, is an agency’s best option.
Agencies expected to award 58 task orders under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract by March 31, but instead awarded 10, putting the $50 billion program on a path similar to the last telecommunications transition debacle.
Bill Marion, the Air Force’s chief information officer, said through one of the enterprise IT-as-a-service pilot programs, the service is reimagining help desk and end user support services.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will release a telework-focused temporary Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 directive to give agency networks some relief as more employees are working remotely.
Two experts from Splunk discuss the chief considerations, challenges and benefits of continuing the march to a hybrid cloud strategy encompassing all of an agency’s strategic data assets.
Cloud Smart is about enabling the simplest strategy to adopt cloud technology through three key pillars: security, procurement, and workforce.
Charles Fullwood, senior director of software solutions at Force 3, says with the right planning and tools, risk can be taken out of cloud migration.
Suzette Kent, the Federal CIO, said daily calls with CIOs and CISOs are helping agencies overcome any technology obstacles they face in keeping the government open and missions on track.
AWS objection argues DoD’s corrective action plan doesn’t go far enough, and that it should be forced to reopen and reconsider multiple aspects of the contract.
The federal government is getting closer to rolling out its Trusted Internet Connection 3.0 policy, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is laying the groundwork for agencies to begin using the program.
Federal News Network and Oracle convened a panel of federal cloud practitioners to discuss the issues in their journeys to delivering the mission in the cloud.