2020 will be ‘very telling’ for accelerating rollout of VA’s $2.5B financial management system

The outdated, 30-year-old FMS isn't slated to be fully replaced until 2030 currently.

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Survey indicates federal agencies lack adequate planning to recover from ransomware attacks

by FedScoop Staff • 20 hours ago

Federal agencies risk losing or compromising critical data from ransomware attacks if they don’t have sufficient policies and recovery systems in place, new study finds.

DOD kicks off procurement for 5G prototypes

by Billy Mitchell • 23 hours ago

DOD wants feedback on draft solicitations for smart warehouse and asset management at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia, and 5G dynamic spectrum sharing, at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

CEO Jassy doesn’t believe AWS lost an ‘apples-to-apples’ JEDI evaluation

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

"I think if you do a truly objective, detailed, apples-to-apples comparison of the platforms, you don't end up in the spot where that decision is made," Andy Jassy said of JEDI's award to Microsoft.

Gain insights from 6 leaders working to transform government service delivery

by Julia Weaver • 3 days ago

With digital transformation occurring at a rapid pace, a better customer experience for your stakeholders is more critical than ever. Learn best practices from government leaders that are driving transformation in their organizations.

Google Cloud gets FedRAMP High authorization

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 days ago

The tech company can now offer 17 products to agencies that face stringent security requirements.

VA touts success moving big, mission-critical systems to enterprise cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

The department decided early on to move one of its most critical systems over to the commercial cloud to realize the benefits as soon as possible.

DOJ to focus on zero-trust, identity pilots in 2020

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

DOJ’s attack surface has “expanded dramatically” at the same time its security perimeter has disappeared, according to its CISO.

GSA fielding hundreds of comments daily concerning beta.SAM.gov

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

Some users have taken issue with the two-factor authentication required to access the new federal awards system.

Multi-domain operations: Like bringing Waze to the battlefield

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

The Air Force's Will Roper says that getting the U.S. military to multi-domain operations requires taking the best tech that already exists in the commercial world and cloning that for command and control.

Army picks Pivotal’s Paul Puckett to stand up cloud management office

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Puckett is a civilian who joins the Army from cloud and software services company Pivotal.

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