A revamped assessment process targets the cloud security program’s biggest friction point: time.
FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.
One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.
Steve Kelman talks to a longtime contracting officer about the realities of making agile work for an agency.
Chris Boyer of AT&T will take over leadership of NIST's Information Security and Privacy Advisory board from Google's Peter Weinberger.
The recently announced changes to one of the government’s most important security programs are a good start, but additional fixes are needed.
At a Capitol Hill conference, high-performance computer operators and vendors said the powerful machines should not be categorized as garden-variety IT for the purposes of procurement.
Two federal contracting groups don't like the Defense Department's selection process for its massive upcoming $17.5 billion multiple award IT contract.
House-passed updates to the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act eliminate differences in the way locally and remotely stored email messagess are treated when it comes to law enforcement access.
Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.
The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.
Steve Kelman talks with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services CIO Mark Schwartz about the practical matters of past performance evaluations and continued discourse.
Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress are teeing up legislation to discourage the use of lowest price technically acceptable in defense IT procurement.
The Senate bill appropriating fiscal 2017 funds for the Energy Department does not renew a controversial provision that exempted the national labs from Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act rules.
Excess IT spending represents a major cost cutting opportunity for the federal government. To make this happen, government IT leaders must adopt a new model that aligns and shares resources across department lines.
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