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DISA Seeks to Facilitate Cloud Adoption for Mission Owners Via DoD Provisional Authorization Process

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a provisional authorization process for commercial cloud platforms in an effort to help Defense Department mission owners determine whether to leverage DISA’s assessment or subject a provisionally authorized cloud service to additional tests. DISA said Monday the Pentagon’s cloud assessment process usually runs for …

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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Rolls Out Updated Marketplace Dashboard

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has unveiled the updated dashboard for the FedRAMP marketplace. FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich wrote Wednesday FedRAMP selected TrueTandem to build the marketplace dashboard through the use of the Agile blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration’s 18F digital services team. TrueTandem won …

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GAO: DHS Must Develop Guidance for ‘Einstein’ Tool’s Intrusion Detection, Prevention Functions

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Homeland Security to develop network routing guidance for agencies and identify ways on how to build up the National Cybersecurity Protection System’s capability to detect and prevent intrusions in federal computer networks. GAO made the recommendations after an analysis showed that NCPS, also …

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GSA: 82% of Federal Cloud Deployments FedRAMP-Compliant

A new General Services Administration infographic shows 82 percent of more than 1,400 cloud deployments in the federal government comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. GSA analyzed cloud service providers’ customer surveys and PortfolioStat data from agencies to create the initial baseline of cloud adoption across …

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Matthew Goodrich: FedRAMP to Work on Compliance, Authorizations, Guidance

Matthew Goodrich, acting Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program director at the General Services Administration, says that FedRAMP will focus on customer engagement, documentation and stakeholder education over the next two years, FCW reported Monday. He said in an interview with Mark Rockwell that the upcoming two-year FedRAMP road map aims to continue work on facilitating …

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DISA Collects Industry Feedback on Cloud Hardware Integration Models

The Defense Information Systems Agency has closed the response period for its request for information on integrating commercial cloud computing hardware with Defense Department networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. That RFI focused on the data center leasing and on-premise container integration models for cloud service providers to implement when defense agencies acquire cloud …

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