Tag Archives: 18F

18F Launches Interagency Project to Accelerate Govt Adoption of Commercial Tech

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has introduced an interagency project to help federal agencies implement commercial software products faster through an updated authority-to-operate certification process, FCW reported Thursday. Project Boise aims to update the federal government’s software security compliance process that require an agency to obtain an ATO and comply …

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GSA 18F Helps Update FEC’s Website

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The Federal Election Commission has launched its updated FEC.gov website following a multi-year collaborative effort with the General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services organization. The new website includes revamped tools for browsing campaign finance data and legal resources as well as user-centered content designed to explain reporting and compliance requirements to individuals who seek to …

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GSA’s Tech Transformation Service Launches Bug Bounty Program

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The General Service Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has launched a bug bounty program that will offer incentives for independent researchers who can identify security vulnerabilities in TTS-operated software. GSA’s 18F organization said Thursday the agency awarded HackerOne a contract to provide a software-as-a-service bug reporting platform and help set up bug bounties for various TTS …

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DOJ’s Information Policy Office, GSA’s 18F Unit Partner on FOIA Portal Development

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The Justice Department‘s Office of Information Policy has partnered with the General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services group to build a website for processing of Freedom of Information Act requests. OIP said Wednesday it will gather input from agency personnel and requesters on the creation of a national FOIA portal, as mandated by the FOIA Improvement Act of …

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OMB’s Grant Schneider: US Digital Service, 18F Should Support Other Agencies’ Cybersecurity Efforts

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Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget, has said the U.S. Digital Service and the General Services Administration’s 18F organization should continue to support other agencies in their efforts to address data breaches and other cybersecurity issues, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. Morgan Lynch writes …

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18F Releases Web Design Guidelines & Code Resource for Govt Developers

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has unveiled an open source library of web design guidelines and code intended for government designers and developers. Will Sullivan, an 18F product lead, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the first version of the U.S. Web Design Standards includes code and guidelines for forms, typography, …

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Federal News Radio: Aaron Snow to Leave GSA by Feb. 28

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Aaron Snow, senior adviser of the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service and founding member of GSA’s 18F organization, will leave the agency at the end of the month, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Snow said in an email obtained by the station that “family and other events” influenced his planned …

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GSA IG: Agency’s TTS & IT Office Should Address 18F Compliance with IT Security Policy

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The General Services Administration‘s Office of the Inspector General has recommended the Technology Transformation Service and GSA Information Technology offices to identify all 18F information systems and address compliance with the agency’s IT security policy. According to a report published Tuesday, GSA OIG also said TTS and GSA IT should oversee 18F’s compliance with …

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18F Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP Provisional Authorization

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The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has received a provisional authority-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer a cloud platform to federal agencies. FedRAMP’s joint authorization board granted cloud.gov a moderate impact level P-ATO following the completion of a compliance and security evaluation in collaboration with third-party assessment organization Veris Group, according …

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