Agencies should share APIs, developer platforms, federal CIO Council says
The federal government is duplicating too many software projects across different agencies, and it could start to fix the problem by encouraging the sharing of platforms and services, the federal CIO Council says.
Microsoft Azure cloud gets OK to handle sensitive Veterans Affairs data
The Department of Veterans Affairs approved Microsoft Azure Government to handle its most sensitive data, the company announced Wednesday.
FedRAMP drafts ‘Tailored’ approach to authorizing low-risk applications
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.
As .gov turns to cloud, agency heads deliberate cyber-defense strategies
Agencies across the U.S. government are increasingly looking to migrate their data into the cloud to cut costs, but doing so has also introduced new cybersecurity challenges.
Cloud.gov becomes first fully open-source solution authorized by FedRAMP
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.
Mobile security solution designated FedRAMP Ready
Lookout's mobile security solution has achieved a designation indicating it is likely to be authorized by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, the company announced Thursday.