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Deloitte-GBC Survey: 1 in 3 Federal Managers Saw No Noticeable Impact From Govt Cloud Strategy

A survey conducted by Deloitte and the Government Business Council has found that 33 percent of senior-level federal employees believe cloud computing has had no noticeable impact on their agencies’ operations. The “Mastering the Migration: A Candid Survey of Federal Leaders on the State of Cloud Computing” report covered responses from 328 feds …

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Report: DOT CTO Maria Roat to Join SBA as CIO

Maria Roat, Transportation Department chief technology officer, will join the Small Business Administration as chief information officer on Oct. 3, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Roat led DoT’s adoption of cloud computing, data management and enterprise technology approaches to support the department’s operations and service delivery. She is also a former director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. …

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Terry Halvorsen: DoD-Industry Partnership Key to ‘Agile’ Cybersecurity

Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen has said DoD needs to build a robust partnership with companies in order to maintain an agile cybersecurity infrastructure, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Meredith Somers writes Halvorsen is working to push for discussions between the government and industry through his trips to various technology communities, …

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Vormetric Study: Agencies Lack Talent, Budget to Strengthen Data Security

Forty-four percent of federal information technology leaders surveyed by Vormetric said talent shortage prevents their agencies from adopting modern data protection tools and 43 percent cited budgetary issues as a data security barrier. Vormetric said Thursday it collaborated with 451 Research to poll more than 100 senior security executives in the federal government …

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Ashley Mahan Named FedRAMP Agency Evangelist

Ashley Mahan, a 10-year cybersecurity adviser to the federal government, has joined the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program team as an agency evangelist. Mahan will assist the FedRAMP team in consolidating FedRAMP and cloud computing into the information technology portfolios of the agency, FedRAMP said Wednesday. Since 2014, Mahan has …

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Mark Kneidinger: DHS Aims to Help Other Agencies Secure IT Migration to Cloud

The Department of Homeland Security has partnered with the Federal Chief Information Officers Council and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office to help accelerate agencies’ adoption of cloud-based information technology applications, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. Dibya Sarkar writes Mark Kneidinger, DHS director of federal network resilience, said Tuesday at …

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