Sitscape: Award-Winning Situational Software

SitScape has generated incredible excitement in the analytical community in government and Fortune 100 companies. This post will provide insight on why. SitScape is an enterprise software company headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Northern Virginia, right outside of Washington D.C. SitScape was founded with a single vision to empower business and mission users to visually access […]

Flame Cyber Espionage, U.S. Military Chip Backdoor, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: Kapersky Labs has uncovered a massive cyber espionage campaign using malware called Flame to collect private data in countries including Iran, Israel, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. More here. Researchers in the UK found a backdoor planted in an American military-grade chip that allows attackers to […]

Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub, GAO sees $2.3B in undeserved justification and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub now by year’s end – The Ozone Widget Framework is an open source project that allows developers to create lightweight applications that draw from pooled data. This has been bogged down in clearance issues, but has gone through […]

Feds OK first FedRAMP firm, Congress trims the spy budget and more

Happy back to work day folks! Here are the top cyber stories of the day. Naval Reactor Program needed to consider more options for business system – a recent OIG report found that The Naval Reactors Program failed to report spending of more than $10 million or adequately consider commercial off-the-shelf solutions when it improved its Enterprise […]

Github: Social Coding and Distributed Software Management

GitHub helps people build better software, together. GitHub is a social network for programmers. Git is a distributed software management program created by Linus Torvalds, originally for the Linux Kernel Development. GitHub is a hosted Git repository. Github allows you to take part in collaboration by forking projects, sending and pulling requests, and monitoring development. Powerful […]

Coursera Course On Data Science Tools: Can you really know a tool unless you have used it?

I believe every enterprise CTO develops a knack for asking hard questions about software, including its functionality, how to install/configure/maintain it and how well it will work with other enterprise capabilities. Enterprise CTOs are also quick to seek information on how well software works with identity management/policy management systems and how well it scales.  In […]