ATARC Federal Cloud & Data Center Summit

The ATARC Federal Cloud & Data Center Summit was held on August 3, 2017 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C. A visionary panel featured (from left) Pamela Wise-Martinez (PBGC); Lt Col Michel Davis (DTRA); Scott Kaplan (NGA); and Jimmy Jones (DOT).

Agencies shouldn’t have to use a trusted internet connection for accessing cloud environments that already have been approved by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, according to International Trade Administration CIO Joe Paiva. Connecting to cloud services like Amazon, Salesforce or Office 365 is no different than a teleworker accessing the office network or agencies connecting to data centers, Paiva told a crowd at the ATARC Federal Cloud & Data Center Summit on Aug. 3. (Full Story)