MeriTalk and GSA are working together to connect the new Technology Transformation (TTS) leadership with industry and government to enhance collaboration on key issues – FedRAMP and 18F.  We want your feedback. We will hold an interactive session September 13th at the Newseum in Washington D.C. where David Shive, the new Commissioner for GSA’s TTS, […] […]

MeriTalk and GSA are working together to connect the new Technology Transformation (TTS) leadership with industry and government to enhance collaboration on key issues – FedRAMP and 18F.  We want your feedback. We will hold an interactive breakfast session September 13th at the Newseum in Washington D.C. where David Shive, the new Commissioner for GSA’s TTS, and […] […]

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Exclusive: VA Chief Information Security Officer Resigns Brian Burns, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ chief information security officer, has resigned, according to an internal agency memo obtained by MeriTalk. His last day with VA will be June 10. Burns took over the CISO post last November.       The Situation Report: Is This The […] […]

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NASA landed its newest spacecraft—the Starship Incredulity—at the Rayburn House Office Building and NASA CIO Renee Wynn had the audacity to report that not a single investment in the agency’s planned $731 million in technology programs is high risk….Get ready for another round of hard-hitting congressional questioning, this time about the government’s addiction to legacy IT systems that continue to drain billions of dollars of taxpayer money away from new investments and modernization accounts.






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A low-key change has taken place that sources say has shifted the National Institute of Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity from a purely voluntary practice to a mandatory standard for Federal agencies….Reactions to the White House’s open source coding push….And grumbling about Silicon Valley imports.






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Former NSA Director Michael Hayden’s new book, Playing To The Edge: American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror, raises tough questions about the Obama administration’s lack of support for the agency following the Edward Snowden revelations. Also, the GSA’s in-house innovation lab, known as 18F, is expanding its consulting services. But is that somehow crossing a line?






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“With our reputation for consistently meeting stringent security and availability … customers using a proprietary cloud architecture called vStructure™. The vStructure™ IaaS platform allows for enhanced computing capabilities, accessibility VAZATA Attains FedRAMP JAB Security Authorization for Managed Cloud Services for U.S. Government Clients thumbnail courtesy of virtual-strategy.com […]

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