The House plans to combine the subcommittees that handle information technology oversight and government operations to help in technology modernization across the government, FCW reported Tuesday. The decision comes amid the growing number of government operations relying on IT, Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said in a statement.Read More »
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program selected Zscaler to pursue Joint Authorization Board (JAB) FedRAMP certification at the High Impact Level through FedRAMP’s Connect program.Read More »
Jonathan Feibus, chief information security officer at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has said NRC has begun to update several internal applications as part of its cloud migration effort, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. “We’ve recently moved to a number of cloud applications for productivity apps like the office suite, like email,” he said on the network’s Federal Monthly Insights-Application Services Month.
Dominic Cussatt, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, told Government Matters in a video interview that aired Sunday about VA’s information technology modernization priorities. He discussed how VA deploys Cerner’s electronic health record system to replace the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture.Read More »
The Office of Management and Budget has issued a new draft strategy that seeks to help federal agencies facilitate the adoption of cloud platforms in support of their mission requirements. A White House release published Monday says the Cloud Smart strategy marks the first update of the previous cloud policy, Cloud First, introduced in 2010.
Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, will lead the General Services Administration’s office of products and programs, MeriTalk reported Thursday. Goodrich will lead the office that oversees cloud, data services, information technology delivery, innovation portfolio and public experience.
Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., has introduced a bill that would reform the government’s process for authorizing commercial cloud products and services through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. Connolly’s office said Friday FedRAMP Reform Act of 2018 would also institute agency compliance measures and create new metrics to properly implement such measures. He noted …Read More »
A Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office has launched the next round of an initiative to evaluate potential government cloud service providers based on a set of criteria and on demand. FedRAMP said Thursday its program management office will select three cloud service providers each quarter to receive prioritization status …Read More »
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has announced the recipients of the FedRAMP Five Awards, which recognizes individuals and organizations in the federal government for their cybersecurity and cloud contributions. FedRAMP said Tuesday it selected the winners based on their participation in the modernization of the program, as well …Read More »
The Cloud Security Alliance and the General Services Administration have teamed up to establish a new cloud security certification through the combination of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program with the alliance’s STAR certification, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. “The idea is actually to create some synergy here … …Read More »