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  • Big data gauntlet thrown down for agencies

    Three agencies launched the Big Data Challenge Wednesday asking for ideas to bring together disparate data sets that help agencies meet their missions better. The contest is part of the administration’s national big data development effort. The TechAmerica Foundation also released a new report to help agencies understand and use information more effectively.

  • As agencies come to terms with cloud security, another barrier emerges

    FedRAMP and other initiatives are helping CIOs become more comfortable with securing data and applications in the cloud. But changing the way agencies buy, manage and oversee technology is a bigger roadblock in moving systems to the cloud.

  • FedRAMP achieves another cloud security milestone

    HHS approves Amazon Web Services for meeting security requirements under the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program. The company’s secure documents are available for other agencies to review to help accelerate their move to the cloud.

  • IT security and the cloud

    Today’s interview is with Glenn Cobb, Regional Vice President Americas, Solution Engineering for CipherCloud. Many federal information professionals want to move to the cloud but have serious questions about security.  During the interview,  Cobb talks…

  • What can Amazon Web Services do for your agency?

    Mark Ryland, director of Solutions Architecture and chief architect with Amazon Web Services, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how his company can help your agency with its move to the cloud. January 26, 2015

  • High-security clouds forming off of FedRAMP, DoD

    DoD approved IBM to be its second Level 5 security cloud provider just as FedRAMP is finalizing its high baseline standard.

  • DoD’s need to store a lot of sensitive info spurs cloud provider interest

    More companies are trying to reach DISA’s impact level 5 since DoD has such a high demand to store sensitive information.

  • Intelligence community launches classified marketplace for cloud technology

    Intelligence agencies open doors to long-awaited cloud marketplace, invite analysts and developers to tinker with commercial technologies.

  • FedRAMP overhaul begins paying dividends

    FedRAMP is boasting increased authorizations and return business, and the new dashboard is making it easier for feds to use the program.

  • Teresa Carlson named Executive of the Year ($300M and Up)

    Teresa Carlson, who leads the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector business, was named the Executive of the Year for companies $300 million and greater as part of the 2016 Greater Washington GovCon Awards, which are presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.