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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. 

Pentagon Issues JEDI Task Order for Training

The $1 million task order signals the Pentagon wants to move forward with JEDI.

Amazon Will File Injunction to Stop JEDI Work

The latest twist in the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract could halt further action.

FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

Can the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Secure a Cloud Smart Government?

The good news is that CDM is proactively reaching out to leading cloud service providers for soltuions.

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Oracle’s JEDI Appeal Continues

There was an abundance of legal activity over the holidays in Oracle’s JEDI appeal.

Survey: Feds View Security as Biggest Hurdle to Cloud Adoption

While agencies are becoming increasingly reliant on cloud services, a survey reveals pain points in getting there.

After Two Years, JEDI is Finally Underway

The second year of competition for the Pentagon’s controversial cloud contract was as dramatic as the first.

OMB Finishes Major Tech Policy Overhauls in 2019

The Office of Management and Budget reworked several policies—some of which hadn’t been updated in a decade.  

Homeland Security Releases TIC 3.0 Use Cases with Additional Guidance

The government’s cybersecurity department released a draft set of use cases and other guidance to help agencies build secure networks in the age of cloud and mobile.