Planning a robust response to cyberthreats with a zero-trust mindset


New white paper outlines near-term tactics to energize government agencies’ cybersecurity efforts and zero trust implementation.

Federal agencies continue to face challenges in consolidating data centers, GAO says


Of the six agencies that had success, most had executive leadership buy-in and a communications plan prioritizing closures, according to the Government Accountability Office.

CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?


The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.

GSA’s $50B Alliant 2 ready to go after protests denied


Four companies protested the contract for a variety of reasons that the GAO found invalid and denied.

FedRAMP authorizes three AWS services under high baseline


Three of Amazon Web Services' cloud services received high baseline authorizations to work with federal clients last week.

Effort to codify Presidential Innovation Fellows program is back in House


House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has reintroduced a bill that would make sure the program — an Obama administration project — sticks around.