Many agencies agree that cloud security services are an important part of their mission, but just how much to rely on those services is a question new administration officials will need to consider as they settle into their management roles.
Officials with GSA’s FedRAMP program say they are about to authorize the first provider coming through the accelerated process.
The departments of Labor and Energy are still working through their final plans to implement the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.
Agencies are under an Aug. 15 deadline to describe how they’ll implement the a key part of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. As part of a forthcoming FITARA dashboard, OMB wants to broadcast those plans as widely as possible.
MeriTalk Cloud Computing Exchange has calculated that departments implementing cloud strategies now are saving about $5.5 billion, per their report, “Cloudy with a Chance of Savings.”
Even with budget cuts at agencies, at least one budget line will continue to grow – cybersecurity, according to a Meritalk/Cisco survey.
Aileen Black, vice president for the Public Sector for VMware, answers your questions about virtualization. September 20, 2011
Aung Gye, of the Federal Highway Administration, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss his prize-winning idea.
OMB created CyberScope to streamline the reporting process, enhance analysis, and importantly, reduce the $2.3 billion Feds spend annually on compliance. So why is no one using it? We ask McAfee’s Ed White.
OMB finds that most website and call center operations are separate and don’t work well together. Some agencies are following the private sector’s lead by offering multiple channels to serve citizens. CMS and GSA both use online tools to answer questions more quickly and reliably.