Texas and Nebraska’s state CIOs spoke to Ask the CIO: SLED Edition about local government ransomware attacks, trusted vendor advisers and more.
The commercialization of space and the launches of clouds of small, capable satellites have revolutionized geospatial intelligence.
Brian Boxman, vice president of Sales Mid Atlantic and Public Sector at Talend, joined host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company can help federal IT professionals mange, collect, cleanse and move large data sets at their agencies.
Beth Angerman, the principal deputy associate administrator in GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, resigned after almost 15 years in government, including the last six heading up the governmentwide shared services initiative.
Amazon filed its promised bid protest lawsuit at the Court of Federal Claims on Friday. The complaint is still under seal, but accompanying documents indicate it will use video evidence suggesting improper influence on the JEDI contract by President Trump.
Matt Goodrich, the former director of the cloud security program known as FedRAMP and now is a principal solutions engineer and security specialist at Salesforce, said he survived personal and professional attacks by his own stubbornness and the fact what his team was doing was right.
Jeanette Manfra, assistant director for cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, is leaving her post at the end of the year for the private sector, according to a CISA official.
NASCIO host Tennessee CIO Stephanie Dedmon explained her role at this year’s annual fall conference and highlighted her state’s 2020 priorities. Plus former GAO IT leader Dave Powner explained how federal government can learn valuable lessons from state IT experiences, all on Ask the CIO: SLED Edition.
Judith Zawatsky, the assistant commissioner in the Office of Systems Management in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said she will work with GSA CIO David Shive on a post-mortem to figure out what went wrong with the FBO.gov to beta.sam.gov move.
The General Services Administration has rolled out a roadmap to accelerate the cloud vendor certification process under the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program (FedRAMP).
This program provides a progress report on defense and homeland cloud computing in government.
Tricia Fitzmaurice, the regional manager for law enforcement and justice at Red Hat, said the benefits and potential of hybrid cloud is unmistakable and only growing.
Homeland Security Department chief information officer John Zandgardi told staff that his last day at the agency is today.
AWS is challenging DoD’s decision to award the contract to Microsoft, saying the contracting process contained “clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias.”