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Microsoft Azure cloud gets OK to handle sensitive Veterans Affairs data

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 week ago

The Department of Veterans Affairs approved Microsoft Azure Government to handle its most sensitive data, the company announced Wednesday.

Many in federal management not seeing benefits from cloud migrations, survey shows

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 weeks ago

Fewer than 1 in 10 federal leaders say that their agency's cloud migrations have been successful, according to a new Deloitte report published Wednesday.

FedRAMP drafts ‘Tailored’ approach to authorizing low-risk applications

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 month ago

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) unveiled Thursday the first draft of another tool it will add to its kit — a way to more efficiently authorize low-risk cloud services.

Could data be a challenge reward? Intelligence agency official says it’s worth exploring

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 month ago

Using challenges or competitions to bring non-traditional companies into the fold is now a somewhat familiar tool for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, but its deputy director said Monday the agency is starting to think about how to use its vast quantities of data to drive them.

Cloud.gov becomes first fully open-source solution authorized by FedRAMP

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 months ago

18F's cloud.gov has now been authorized by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, making it the first fully open-sourced solution to complete the process, the General Services Administration said.

Defense systems agency’s CTO to retire in February

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 months ago

After about 31 years in government, Defense Information Systems Agency Chief Technology Officer David Mihelcic is set to retire from federal service in February.

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