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As little as a year ago, cloud computing was still a rarity among most government agencies. Now cloud is going mainstream, with more agencies joining the early adopters.
Why are some agencies so far ahead of others in cloud adoption? What makes early adopters successful while wary skeptics cling to their servers? Here are seven key things any organization can do to accelerate cloud adoption today.
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One of NASA’s main networks used by almost every employee and contractor and managed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise is in such bad shape, the agency’s chief information officer could no longer accept the risk and let the cybersecurity authorization expire.
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of talk about the goals of the Obama administration’s category management initiative, particularly around getting agencies to buy as one entity.
Strings of code were released to the Internet by a group calling themselves “the Shadow Brokers”. They claim the code is a tool that can be used to hack into any computer.
This week marks the two-year point since the Defense Department — worried that only 56.5 percent of its contracted dollars involved a meaningful competition between two or more vendors — issued a series of corrective actions to reverse a downward slide that’s been ongoing for nearly a decade.
The new rules reflect a shift in intel-gathering from phone-tapping to capturing conversations on the internet.