David Wray, the public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, said one of the reasons the move the cloud is getting less daunting for many agencies is they finally have their heads wrapped around the security piece.
The intelligence community and the Defense Logistics Agency have their eyes set on emerging technology this year, but they’re focused first on improving some of the basics.
As agencies shift from cloud first to cloud smart, they must rethink how and why they use these off-premise services.
The Court of Federal Claims issued a preliminary injunction on Thursday, blocking performance under the JEDI contract until further notice.
Mark McIntyre, chief security adviser, at Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group, joins John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss DoD’s CMMC initiative and shares some of his insights on cybersecurity and large federal systems.
In declarations to the Court of Federal Claims, several Defense officials say DoD’s JEDI program can’t afford more setbacks.
Joe Klimavicz, the Justice Department CIO and deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Management Division, came to the agency in 2014 and has been vice chairman of the CIO Council since 2018.
Tim Li, principal at Deloitte, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to talk abouts Zero Trust, cybersecurity, and how federal agencies can incorporate best practices for identity management.
AWS filing asks for depositions of Trump, Mattis, Esper and others as part of its JEDI bid protest
The work doesn’t end after agencies lay the foundation for moving into cloud.
Gundeep Ahluwalia, the Labor Department’s CIO, said the money spent on legacy technology has dropped by 10% over the last few years thanks in part to creating a common platform and setting guidelines.
DoD’s deputy chief information officer for information enterprise said working out the bugs in production is “just not how we’re wired” at the Pentagon, but in the case of AI is needed.
The General Services Administration’s senior procurement executive Jeff Koses sent to industry for comments a draft acquisition letter detailing how buying consumption based cloud services could work.
Amazon signaled its intent to stop Microsoft and DoD from getting to work on JEDI, but its arguments for why the work should be blocked were filed under seal.