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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac on Interim TIC 3.0 Telework Guidance’s Telemetry Data Requirement

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued interim Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 telework guidance and Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government  at Zscaler, said the document requires cloud service providers to submit telemetry data to the National Cybersecurity Protection System’s EINSTEIN team, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler on Three Strategies Agencies Should Adopt to Protect Data in Public Cloud

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, wrote in a Nextgov article published Tuesday that there are three strategies federal agencies should implement to secure data in the public cloud and the first one calls for agency leaders to understand that cloud providers are not responsible for data protection.

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Deloitte’s Scott Buchholz on Potential Benefits of Serverless Computing Model to Agencies

Federal agencies seeking to advance automation when it comes to their information technology functions should consider adopting serverless computing architectures, FedTech reported MondayScott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte’s government and public services practice, said serverless computing offers benefits to agencies and one of those is reduced cost.

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ManTech Launches Purdue University Global’s Cloud Degree Program for Employees; Kevin Phillips Quoted

ManTech International has teamed up with Purdue University Global to offer a cloud computing degree program to its employees. “We see strong synergy between this exciting new cloud computing education program and our bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in cyber launched in 2017,” Kevin Phillips, ManTech president and CEO, said …

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DoD Seeks Industry Questions About Revised JEDI Cloud RFP

The Defense Department has launched a second round of comment period for industry to submit questions about DoD’s revised request for proposals for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement program, Nextgov reported Friday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says cloud service providers should send their questions about the amended …

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Telos Launches Platform Template for Automated FedRAMP Compliance

Telos has developed a template designed to automate processes for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Tuesday the template issued through its Xacta 360 platform will cover FedRAMP required documentation that includes project registration, assessment, authorization and monitoring. The template is based on authorization …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Agencies Need Exit Strategy to Streamline Transition Across Multiple Cloud Services

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, told MeriTalk in an interview published Tuesday that federal agencies should have an exit strategy that would enable them to transition applications from one cloud service provider to another in order to facilitate the migration process and minimize disruption. “Every time I move from …

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Securityminders’ George Moraetes: Risk Assessment Could Help Evaluate Cloud Providers for FedRAMP Compliance

George Moraetes, vice president, chief security officer and architect at Securityminders, has said federal agencies should take several measures to evaluate cloud service providers for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and one of those is through cloud risk assessment. Moraetes wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: FedRAMP Should Continue Evolution Toward ‘Accelerated Process’

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said he believes the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program should continue to streamline and play a role as government agencies work to advance their digital modernization efforts. “The goal is to get to a point where a vendor holding one …

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