Cybersecurity

Survey: Cloud Customers, Not Providers, Increasingly Responsible for Managing Threats 

The Cloud Security Alliance found the issues that traditionally plagued cloud service providers aren’t as big of a problem today.

CIO Briefing

Why Trump Cares About the Pentagon’s Mega-Cloud — and Why That Terrifies Those Who Want It

Breaking up the $10 billion JEDI network project will hurt the U.S. military’s effort to speed data to troops, its fans argue.

IT Modernization

What To Expect From Future FITARA Scorecards

GAO’s FITARA scorecard lead offers some insight into potential additions—and subtractions—from the biannual federal IT report card.

IT Modernization

JEDI Contract on Hold for Defense Secretary Review

It’s unclear whether the review will impact the contract’s timeline. 

IT Modernization

Pentagon's JEDI Contract Clears Legal Hurdle But Others Remain

Oracle’s lawsuit against the Pentagon over its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract is over, clearing the way for an award.

IT Modernization

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Codify and Reform FedRAMP

The bill would also encourage agencies to reuse  FedRAMP authorized cloud products.

IT Modernization

Pentagon’s DEOS Award Could Be Coming Sooner Than Expected

An award for the Pentagon’s multibillion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract could come by August.

IT Modernization

House Republicans to Trump: Stay Out of Pentagon Cloud Acquisition

Four members of the House Armed Services Committee asked Trump to let the Pentagon award its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract without delay.

IT Modernization

Trump ‘Looking Into’ Pentagon’s JEDI Contract

The president said Oracle, IBM and Microsoft have been complaining about JEDI.

Ideas

Closing the Cybersecurity Poverty Gap 

Far too many government entities simply lack the resources and expertise needed to keep pace with the velocity of cybersecurity threats.

IT Modernization

Pentagon Will Default To Trusting Other Agencies’ Cloud Security Assessments

The department has had success reusing other agencies’ authorizations and will make reciprocity the rule rather than the exception.

IT Modernization

The Pentagon Releases Its 5-Year Digital Modernization Strategy 

Officials outlined plans to drive innovation, streamline IT acquisitions and build a more agile and resilient cyber posture.

IT Modernization

Mr. FedRAMP is Leaving Government

Matt Goodrich is headed to the private sector after a decade in civil service.

IT Modernization

Court Rules in Favor of Pentagon in JEDI Lawsuit

The ruling against Oracle clears the way for the government to award the contract in August to Microsoft or Amazon Web Services.

IT Modernization

CBP Is Looking for a Vendor to Manage Its Multi-Cloud Environment

The winning company will have to stitch together multiple cloud services and architectures and enable the agency to add new ones as needed.

IT Modernization

Pentagon’s Messaging on JEDI: Without it, Our Adversaries Win and Troops Lose 

Pentagon officials have been increasingly vocal about JEDI in recent months as the court battle continues.

Emerging Tech

Spy Agencies Turn to AI to Stay Ahead of Adversaries

In a world where everyone can collect data on everything, speedy analysis could make or break U.S. national security, a top intelligence official says.

IT Modernization

Pentagon Targets August for JEDI Award

The Defense Department is making its source selection “disconnected” from Oracle’s pending court case.