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MeriTalk: 79% of Federal IT Officials Doubt FedRAMP Process

A MeriTalk survey of 150 government information technology leaders has showed that nearly 79 percent of respondent officials are not satisfied with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to authorize cloud computing products for use at agencies. MeriTalk said Monday the study also showed close to 17 percent did not include FedRAMP in their cloud considerations while …

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FedTech Magazine: Agencies Continue Campaign Against Insider Threats Under Task Force Standards

Government agencies continue to develop measures to prevent and detect insider threats in efforts to meet the standards of the National Insider Threat Task Force formed by President Barack Obama following the WikiLeaks release, FedTech Magazine reported Monday. Calvin Hennick writes Patricia Larsen, co-director of the task force, said agencies have deployed various …

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Rep. Will Hurd: Federal Agencies Slow to Adopt Cloud Computing Tech

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) told MeriTalk in an interview published Friday he has observed an organizational culture that has prevented agencies from implementing cloud migration efforts at a faster pace. Hurd, chairman of the House Oversight Committee’s information technology subcommittee, added he believes discussions on how cloud computing technology can …

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Tony Scott: Agency Action Plans on FITARA Should Cover CIO’s Role

Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined the potential federal IT reforms in the action plans of government agencies regarding their implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Aaron Boyd writes that the Office of Management and Budget expects agencies to identify “breakthrough” opportunities, develop a “believable” plan of …

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