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  • Cloud
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    More agencies are using FedRAMP, but some are still going rogue

    While hundreds of additional government cloud projects are being vetted for cybersecurity every year, a GAO audit makes clear that many agencies are still standing up programs without going through FedRAMP. 12/13/2019

  • IT Modernization
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    GAO frets about TMF payback, fees

    The Technology Modernization Fund – the $125 million pool of no-year money appropriated to fast-track technology upgrades – has some potential operational problems, according to an oversight report. 12/13/2019

  • Identity
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    TTS seeks ID management partner

    The leader of GSA's Technology Transformation Service wants agency and industry partners to help it develop a common framework for identity management that could eventually become a federal shared service. 12/12/2019

  • Management
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    NDAA redesigns oversight of $20B in health record modernization

    A provision in the National Defense Authorization Act reconfigures the existing DOD-VA Interagency Program Office to serve as a hub for interoperability and management issues as the two agencies progress in separate but linked implementations of commercial health records systems. 12/11/2019

  • Defense
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    18F gets into defense and intel

    The innovation squad turns its talents to technology and acquisition challenges facing defense and intelligence agencies. 12/11/2019

  • Defense

    DOD wants prime contractors to be 'help desk' for new cybersecurity model

    The Defense Department is pushing forward with its unified cybersecurity standard for contractors and wants large companies and industry associations to show startups and smaller firms the way. 12/10/2019

  • Emerging Tech
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    DOD seeks more 5G prototypes

    The Defense Department detailed two more draft plans for proposed 5G testbeds at military bases around the country. 12/09/2019

  • Defense
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    AWS lawsuit alleges 'improper pressure' from Trump on JEDI

    President Donald Trump personally steered a $10-billion cloud computing contract away from frontrunner Amazon Web Services out of personal and political animus against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, according to the details of a lawsuit released publicly Dec. 9. 12/09/2019

  • Cloud
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    Google Cloud gets FedRAMP High tag

    Google's cloud offering earned the highest FedRAMP authorization for cloud services. 12/06/2019

  • Defense
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    DOD wants industry base to close IP theft gaps

    The Defense Department is concerned about gaining and keeping a technological edge and is looking to private-sector companies to help seal their capabilities. 12/05/2019

  • IT Modernization
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    GSA close to completing EIS authorities

    GSA could have all nine contractors for its big telecommunications contract equipped with the authority to provide services by year’s end. 12/04/2019

  • GSA
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    TTS hones customer focus for opioid treatment site

    New leaders at Technology Transformation Service are concentrating on customers’ needs, rather than IT requirements. 12/03/2019

  • Defense
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    GAO: DOD should take a closer look at contractor ownership

    Some defense contractors may be disguising their owners and it’s costing the Pentagon millions, according to a new watchdog report. 12/02/2019

  • Acquisition
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    Vendors offer EIS advice

    Dozens of agencies are prepping solicitations to leverage the $50 billion governmentwide telecom contract Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions ahead of a coming deadline. Here's what some vendors had to say about designing task orders to fit agency needs. 12/02/2019

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    Commerce proposes supply chain security rules

    Proposed rules back up the White House’s earlier executive order to protect information and communications supply chains from foreign cyber dangers. 11/26/2019

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