Cloud

Why the Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract Wasn’t a Total Loss

Experts say the now-canceled project is a reminder that tech acquisitions need flexibility to take into account innovation.

IG: SBA’s Cybersecurity ‘Not Effective,’ In Part Due to COVID

The pandemic created new cybersecurity problems for the Small Business Administration, according to the agency’s annual FISMA report.

How JEDI’s Ghost Will Bring Bitter Rivals Together

The death of the Pentagon’s controversial cloud computing mega-contract likely puts Amazon and Microsoft in a new sort of partnership.

Pentagon Cancels JEDI Cloud Contract

The Defense Department will opt for a new multibillion-dollar, multi-vendor contract.

US, UK Officials: Russian Military Leveraging Containers in Active Hacking Campaign

Cybersecurity agencies issued an advisory with indicators of compromise and mitigation measures. 

Leveraging Encryption Keys to Better Secure the Federal Cloud 

In the same way we use a key to lock valuable assets in a safe deposit box, agencies can lock up encryption keys.

Lawmaker Says Pentagon Cloud Migration Shouldn’t Stumble Because of JEDI Delays

The top lawmaker on the House Armed Services cyber and tech subcommittee also said DOD has to move beyond a focus on migration toward cloud security and optimization.

Deputy Defense Secretary Says JEDI Cloud Update Coming Soon

Kathleen Hicks said the department will choose a path forward for enterprise cloud soon.

Agencies Embrace the Year of Multicloud

By choice or chance, many agencies are already using multiple cloud technologies but that doesn't mean they have a strategy.

DOD's Commercial Virtual Remote Environment Officially Sunsets

The environment for collaboration that supported telework during the pandemic expired.

Pentagon Releases Cloud Strategy for Operations Outside U.S.

The strategy emphasizes the need to deploy software quickly and securely to the tactical edge.

FBI Seeks a Vendor to Help with Multiyear IT Modernization Project

The Office of the Chief Information Officer is creating a new contract to help with the IT Modernization Initiative and other major efforts.

DHS Faces Rising Costs as Planned Biometrics Cloud Gets Pushed Back

Three years behind schedule, the move from legacy IDENT to the new Amazon-hosted HART system is now slated for the end of 2021.

How the Pandemic Impacted Government’s Cloud Migration Plans: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

While federal, state and local agencies remain firm believers in hybrid environments, they face several obstacles.