Cloud Smart

GSA to set baseline requirements for cloud providers through Ascend


Requirements will emphasize Cloud Smart objectives and cybersecurity supply chain risk management while providing agencies an open source experience.

Federal agencies reach new threshold of cloud adoption


Two-thirds of federal IT executives in a new study say their agency is using or starting to use the cloud for mission-critical applications.

Interior preps cloud acquisition worth up to $1B


The department wants to move its agencies away from local data centers towards more standard, shared IT services.

DOE’s CISO on Cloud Smart optimization to accelerate digital transformation


Dept. of Education Chief Information Security Officer Steven Hernandez and Splunk’s Bill Wright on Cloud Smart strategies and how agencies can fortify their IT security.

GSA stresses agencies align IPv6 and zero-trust plans ahead of next week’s deadline


Agencies have until next week to submit their zero-trust architecture implementation plans, per President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.

GSA developing governmentwide cloud acquisition strategy


The announcement comes a day after a cybersecurity executive order emphasizing agency adoption of zero-trust security and secure cloud services.