Cloud

Federal Mortgage Buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Moving To Commercial Cloud

The government’s housing loan programs are going through major cloud migrations, and learning key lessons in the process.

EXCLUSIVE: Pentagon to Take Corrective Action on JEDI

The Pentagon plans to revise its JEDI procurement following Amazon’s bid protest.

Amazon ‘Quite Likely’ to Prove Pentagon Made an Evaluation Error in JEDI Cloud Contract, Judge Says

In an unsealed ruling, a federal judge explains why she issued a hold on work under the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.

Real Work on TIC 3 Begins After Draft Guidance Is Finalized, Says Lead Official

Agencies are piloting some potential additional use cases in the background, which the TIC program office plans to start digging into this summer.

GSA to Partner with GAO in Latest Centers of Excellence Partnership

The General Services Administration intends to help the Government Accountability Office stand up an innovation lab.

Industry: Include Agencies’ Approval of Cloud Service Providers in FISMA Metrics

GSA is working to measure timeline for agencies getting through the FedRAMP process, according to an official.

TIC 3 Commenters Put Faith in Zero Trust over CISA’s Trust Zones

The draft policy creates a new framework for secure network boundaries at a time when the tech sector is moving away from boundaries altogether. 

Judge Puts Pentagon's Giant JEDI Cloud Contract On Hold

The up-to-$10 billion cloud contract is enjoined until “further notice from the court” while Amazon pursues a lawsuit.

Securing the Government Cloud

In this special report, Nextgov distills what you need to know about federal cloud security.

Amazon Seeks Trump Testimony About Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Amazon Web Services also wants to hear from Defense Secretary Mark Esper and asked for White House communications in its case against the Defense Department.

House Passes Bill to Codify—and Improve—GSA's Cloud Security Program

The FedRAMP Authorization Act includes $100 million in additional funding and a requirement to automate the process and force agencies to reuse ATOs.

CIA Issues Draft Solicitation for Next Step in Multibillion-Dollar Cloud Journey

The intelligence community will opt for multiple cloud service providers for its planned Commercial Cloud Enterprise contract. 

Air Force Taps Google for IT Security Assessment

The move is part of the service’s push for an Enterprise IT-as-a-Service environment.

State Department CIO’s Plan to Reengineer Agency’s IT Process

The shift to cloud computing and agile development hit the State Department’s “sweet spot,” says CIO Stuart McGuigan.

DHS Office that Tracks Weapons of Mass Destruction Seeks Multilayer Cloud Environment

The relatively new Homeland Security office is looking for “a full range” of cloud architecture and engineering services.

NSA Offers Advice on Securing Clouds 

A CISA release noting the guidance directs administrators to an analysis of Microsoft Office 365.

JEDI’s Legal Challengers Make Their Next Moves

Amazon Web Services asks a federal judge to stop work on the cloud contract and Oracle knocks back assertions that the procurement was fair because Microsoft won.