Forget tuning in for the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. All eyes trained on the Great FedRAMP CSP Acquisition 500 right now. Smaller companies that pioneered the FedRAMP approval process are selling quicker than Express Lane traffic on the Beltway. […]

Snowden and Manning introduced the world to insider threats. Not only do we know what that means now, we also understand how difficult it is to stay ahead of such threats. But with the expansion of mobile technologies and increasingly sophisticated threats – both inside and outside – the whole nature of cyber defense is […] […]

ne of the three White House IT priorities called out in the 2016 budget request, Digital Services may be the first IT casualty of partisan politics. A series of agencies have reported that their 2016 budget pass backs include a big goose egg in funding for Digital Services.


Lots of people are talking about cloud computing. So listen carefully. Even if the term is a misnomer, cloud computing is a big deal. Here’s the thing – organizations can do anything in the cloud that they can do on-premises. So why are Federal agencies still investing just a fraction of their IT budgets on […] […]

Chances of snow – remote. But, this week was Cloud Christmas for agencies focused on IT transformation. Like a silicon Santa, Congressman Gerry Connolly unwrapped the Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group annual report, “Don’t Be a Box Hugger,” on the Hill on Monday. Based on interviews with CIOs and CFOs, Box Hugger divides agencies into […] […]

Numbers don’t lie. These numbers from Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report are scary, but they describe what’s at stake in the never-ending fight against hackers. Last year: Attackers targeted five out of six large companies, a 40 percent increase over 2013 24 zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered 317 million pieces of new malware were created That’s […] […]