IT Modernization

CISA Releases Final TIC 3 Guidance

The agency plans to finalize the first two use cases for the Trusted Internet Connection program later this summer.

Ideas

A Post-Pandemic Guide to Building Resilient Business Comms

Agencies should ensure their communication systems are ready for another mass shift to telework in case the need comes up again.

IT Modernization

Pentagon Aims to Support More Sensitive Telework By Year's End

The Defense Department is also in “an active conversation” about sustaining telework post-pandemic, according to Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy.

IT Modernization

CBP Gets $15M from Modernization Fund to Ditch Its Last Mainframe

The Customs and Border Protection Agency plans to upgrade a system that tracks imported goods and still relies on COBOL. 

Cybersecurity

Pentagon’s Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative Presents an Ambitious Model for the Future of Software

The Air Force’s chief software officer provided insights into the operation of Platform One, a project at the beginning of what could be a profound transformation for cybersecurity.

IT Modernization

Treasury Department Wants To Move Its Cloud Into Another Cloud

The Fiscal Service wants to move its servers into two third-party managed data centers while keeping ownership and control over its hardware.

IT Modernization

Preliminary FITARA Scores Look Good, Lawmaker Says

FITARA scores are not finalized but Rep. Gerry Connolly says no agency will receive a D or an F on upcoming scorecard.

Emerging Tech

$12 Billion Intelligence IT Contract Out for Bid

Proposals for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s SITE III contract are due Aug. 21.

IT Modernization

Inside the Navy Financial System’s Cloud Migration

The Navy is running $70 billion in annual financial transactions in Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud.

Data

Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth

A new dashboard—created by NASA and international partners—enables users to see changes in air and water quality, greenhouse gases, city nightlights, economic indicators and agricultural production.

Emerging Tech

Air Force Awards Anchore Phase II Contract to Advance DevSecOps

The company aims to further develop technology to scan containers for malware and viruses.

IT Modernization

HUD Officially Moves to Next Phase of Centers of Excellence Program

After 20 months of analysis under Phase I, Housing and Urban Development announced the first two awards to begin improving the agency’s cloud adoption and customer experience.

Ideas

‘Gov Clouds’ During COVID-19: The End of the Digital Fortress Era 

Simply put, many U.S. government agencies are running on less reliable, less feature-rich, fortressed versions of commercial clouds.

Ideas

3 Ways Agencies Can Improve Cloud Security and Performance

It’s imperative agencies ensure their websites and hosted applications are secure and working at the expected performance levels.