Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement upon the House passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018:
“The internet industry commends the House of Representatives for passing the Federal CIO Authorization Act. This bipartisan legislation demonstrates a strong commitment to empower the Federal CIO’s efforts to modernize the country’s aging IT systems towards commercial cloud solutions. The Senate should pass this legislation and send it to the president for signature.
“This office has made great progress during the Trump Administration on federal IT modernization. The internet industry looks forward to seeing government-wide policies that implement commercial technology best practices, including cloud adoption across the public sector.”