Cloud

Former CYBERCOM Leader Urges Collective Defense Against Cyber Threats

Retired general Keith Alexander suggested a collective defense posture.

What Google’s New Cloud Security Authorizations Mean for Its Government Customers

Company officials called the updates the result of a significant engineering effort.

Building a Cloud-Savvy Workforce May Mean Rethinking Degree Requirements

Government and industry officials question how they can keep cloud positions filled when they require various degrees and certifications.

Bill to Codify FedRAMP Set for Vote in Senate Committee

If passed, agencies would have to explain their reasons for rejecting previously authorized cloud products or services.

NSA, CISA Weigh in on Shared Responsibility for Cloud Security in the 5G Era

Fifth-generation networking is expected to multiply opportunities for hackers using tactics already observed in attacks like the one against IT management firm SolarWinds.

DISA Makes Headway in DEOS Cloud Migration

More than 100,000 users and counting are accessing new cloud-based capabilities.

How a National Health Care Database Could Address Mission-Critical Health Data Gaps

It’s time to consider a cloud-based national health care database to make better public health decisions and prepare for any future health crises.

Intelligence Community Preps Major Cloud Management Contract

A systems integrator will provide cloud integration, management tools and more to the intelligence community.

What Agencies and Industry Can Learn from Sharing Cyber Threat Intel

Federal agencies should seek industry partners that can keep them better informed and offer resources they can’t access. 

Multibillion-Dollar DHS Cloud Contract Protested

Another major government cloud contract is under protest from a losing bidder.

Mitigating Cloud Risks Starts With Full Visibility of Shadow IT

New survey findings highlight the need for a data-centric approach to cloud security in the era of remote work.

State Department Wants Data at the Core of its Strategic and Diplomatic Operations

Chief Data Officer Matthew Graviss detailed how the new guidelines came together—and data-centered work that’s already unfolding.

Supreme Court Ends Oracle’s JEDI Challenge

Oracle first challenged the Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract in 2018.