Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) Best of Breed March 24 at International Spy Museum

On Tuesday March 24, the DC identity community is hosting the annual Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) event at the International Spy Museum. Could there be a better venue for discussing multiple identities and hidden individual attributes? Attribute Based Access Control is the key to protecting data and ensuring it can be utilized only by those that should have access. […]

Internet Two Seeks Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer

A reader just brought a job description to my attention and I wanted to share it with you in the hopes that you will pass it along till the right person is found for this very important position. From: Chief Cyberinfrastructure Security Officer Internet2® is a member-owned, advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher […]

MeriTalk and GSA Collaborate To Map The FedRAMP Pipeline

I just discovered a great reference I would like to share with you all. It is something I think all of us in the federal ecosystem have needed for quite a while. It is a great, easy to understand visualization of where each of the pending cloud service providers for FedRAMP are in their certification […]

5 DC-Area Meetups for Security Pros and Noobs

5 DC-Area Meetups for Hackers, Security Pros, and Enthusiasts: Name: Charmsec Site: Format: “Happy-Hour” talks When: Last Thursday of the month @ 7:00pm Where: Baltimore Why: A smattering of MD’s Finest.  It’s a bit of a trek for most DC residents but it’s a rewarding social experience for those who attend.  The security community […]

Seeking Sales and Technology Professionals Focused on Federal Technology Success

We focus most of our writings here on the technology community in and around the Washington DC area. This is our base and you readers are our the community we most want to serve with information. We have been in the tech community for years and over time have established broad networks and are frequently […]

Federal Tech Professionals: FOSE is May 14-16 2013 in DC

Every year the federal tech community converges around the FOSE event to: Get updates on agency mission needs by government decision-makers Learn about the latest technologies available to address mission needs Network with others from government agencies Consider new approaches to challenges This year FOSE will be held May 14-16 at the Walter E. Washington […]