Fed Tech Roundup August 13

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker A season for cyber – FCW.com 4 technologies that will disrupt DOD logistics – GCN.com Metrics key to measuring success on IT projects – FCW.com BlackBerry joins cyber alliance, FBI opens biometric tech center and more – FCW.com […]

Learn The Latest In Real World Cyber Defense at the 9-11 Sep Cyber Innovation Forum in DC

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There are steps you can take to reduce your digital risks and mitigate threats to your enterprise. One key step is to continue your self education in best practices. That is what the The 9-11 Sep Cyber Innovation Forum is all about. This event, organized by NIST, DHS and NSA, will be a fantastic way to learn the […]

How OPM Could Have Avoided the Data Breach

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Recently, a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) demonstrated once again the vulnerability of data and how even when an organization has seemingly deployed the right tools, security holes can be exploited to gain access to highly sensitive information. OPM is the federal organization responsible for maintaining and protecting the federal records […]

Data Direct Networks: Massively Scalable Storage Made Simple

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DDN provides the backbone for the world’s most content-rich organizations whose requirements rival the limitless ambition that evolve the digital world. DDN is recognized by Gartner for its leadership in object storage and as a leader in scalable storage infrastructure. For an overview see the video at this link and embedded below: DataDirect Networks (DDN) […]

Nextgov Enables Examination Of Big Data’s Role in Cybersecurity

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Three highly regarded community technologists will meet in a NextGov morning event 3 June 2014 to examine Big Data’s Role in Cybersecurity. Details from the invite: When addressing cybersecurity, it is tempting to think that strengthening walls is enough to prevent unwanted intruders–yet data breaches continue to occur at alarming rates. Facing increasingly sophisticated adversaries, bigger […]

Initial Assessment on NIST Coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

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The White House just released the new NIST-coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (download it at: Cybersecurity-Framework). Here is what you need to know about this framework: This framework is the product of lots of hard work and coordination with many stakeholders. The result is a nice tutorial that will be useful to beginners. […]