SINET Showcase 2015 Update

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November 3-4, 2015. The post SINET Showcase 2015 Update appeared first on CTOvision.com. We have previously written about the very positive impact the Security Innovation Network (SINET) is having on the community. Their most significant activity in the federal ecosystem is their yearly SINET Showcase. This years event will be held 3-4 Nov at the National Press Club in DC.

The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015

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To grab attention and help move this idea forward we name this paper after something we would love to see Congress produce, the Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015. The post The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com. Are you looking for ideas on how to improve the security of federal systems?

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2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List

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July 23, Hortonworks announced that they have been named to The Channel Company’s exclusive 2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List. The full list of CRN’s 2015 Emerging Vendors list will be published in the August 2015 issue and will be available online at www.crn.com. . This annual list highlights the technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products and create opportunities for channel partners in North America, which generate solutions for customers.

Registration for 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit Now Open

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FedCyber Conference co-chairs Matt Devost and Bob Gourley are pleased to announce that registration for the 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo is now open. Please join us 10 Nov 2015, reserve your seat today, register here. Please reserve your seat today by registering here (as always, the FedCyber Summit is free for federal government employees).

National Cyber Security Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

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14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame has released the names of five innovators who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at its award ceremony on Thursday, October 29 , at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Editor's note: I was so excited to read of this year's inductees. All are great champions who have given to the community over decades.-bg. BALTIMORE , Sept.

Amr Awadallah at Strata + Hadoop World 2015

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The video at this link and embedded below captures the content of Amr Awadallah at Strata + Hadoop World 2015. By Bob Gourley. This is a great video. Big Data

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RSA Conference 2015 – San Francisco 20-24 April 2015

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Why you need to attend RSA Conference 2015. As the 2015 theme suggests, info security is an ever-changing industry. RSA Conference 2015 delivers an engaging experience that will inspire and empower you. RSA Conference 2015: Re-Think Your Approach to Malware Analysis By Leveraging Intelligence (blogs.rsa.com). The Essential Guide to Cloud Security at RSA 2015 (ciphercloud.com). The 2015 RSA Conference Clock Ticks Toward April 20 (schwartzmsl.com).

SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies

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Winners to Introduce Innovative Technologies at SINET Showcase in Washington, DC, November 3 & 4, 2015. The selected companies will share their work with buyers, builders, investors and researchers during the SINET Showcase on Nov 3 & 4, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. ABOUT THE 2015 SINET 16 INNOVATORS. The following companies were selected as the 2015 SINET 16 Innovators: Bayshore Networks, Inc.

Fed News Roundup 16 July 2015

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DOD Business Systems Modernization: Additional Action Needed to Achieve Intended Outcomes, July 16, 2015 GAO Info Tech (Today) - What GAO FoundThe Department of Defense (DOD) has implemented 5 of the 16 recommendations made by GAO since June 2011 to address each of the overarching provisions for improving business. The post Fed News Roundup 16 July 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

The Hacker Playbook: updated for 2015

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Just as a professional athlete doesn’t show up without a solid game plan, ethical hackers, IT professionals, and security researchers should not be unprepared, either. The Hacker Playbook provides them their own game plans. Written by a longtime security professional and CEO of Secure Planet, LLC, this step-by-step guide to the “game” of penetration hacking features hands-on examples and helpful advice from the top of the field.

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Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015

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to Team with Silverback7 for Counter Terrorism Technical Support Office Contract under Special Warfare Technical Support Washington Exec (Today) - On July 13, 2015 MacAulay-Brown Inc. YRCI Sponsors Urban Demonstration Garden with Capital Area Food Bank Washington Exec (Today) - On June 4th 2015, YRCI helped sponsor and contribute an Urban Demonstration Garden with the Capital Area Food Bank at their headquarters on Puerto Rico Avenue in Washington, D.C.

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Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015

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Advanced Endpoint Threat Trend Highlights: June 2015 – Malvertising Gone Wild Invincea (Today) - Welcome to June’s installment of Invincea’s monthly thr […]The post Advanced Endpoint Threat Trend Highlights: June 2015 . 20% Discount to Attend Strata + Hadoop World 29 Sep – 01 Oct 2015 in NYC CTOvision (Today) - Strata + Hadoop World in New York sold out last year with more than 5,500 attendees. Have you seen what's new for 2015?

Fed Tech News Roundup 8 July 2015

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Pentagon's Silicon Valley unit gets $1.75M for fiscal 2015 - FCW.com FCW (Today) - FCW.comPentagon's Silicon Valley unit gets $1.75M for fiscal 2015FCW.comThe Defense Department's first fulltime outreach office in Silicon Valley is up and running thanks to a July 2 memo from Deputy. The post Fed Tech News Roundup 8 July 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Fed Tech News Roundup 9 July 2015

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InQuisient Unveils New Data Management Platform at GEOINT 2015 Washington Exec (Today) - InQuisient celebrated the launched a new data platform at the GEOINT 2015 Symposium. Rob Zitz Talks Conducts GISCafe Video Interview about Leidos’ Geo-Spatial Intelligence Strategy Washington Exec (Today) - At GEOINT 2015 Rob Zitz sat down with GISCafé for a video interview discussing Leidos’ role in U.S.

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Fed Tech News Roundup 10 July 2015

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Verisign Extends Registered Exchange Offer for Its 5.25% Senior Notes Due 2025 Verisign News (Today) - RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - July 10, 2015) - VeriSign, Inc. Washington Technology (Today) - Contract activity slowed down a bit in the sixth month of 2015, but June still saw some pretty substantial awards come to market with ceilings in the billions of dollars. The post Fed Tech News Roundup 10 July 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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Fed News Roundup 21 July 2015

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Mike Olson Strata + Hadoop World 2015 Opening Keynote

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The video at this link and embedded below is Cloudera's Mike Olson 's opening keynote for the 2015 NYC Strata + Hadoop World : Mike's opening of Strata + Hadoop World started with some interesting context. Strata + Hadoop World is now a global event. Since partnering with O'Reilly the event has gone global with sessions in Barcelona, San Jose, London, NYC and Asia. Next month the conference will be in Singapore. The spread in interest is really impressive.

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2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report Reveals Cyberattacks Rising and Confidence Sinking

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By Bob Gourley. CyberEdge Group surveyed more than 800 security decision makers and practitioners seeking a 360 degree view of threats, defenses and planned investments. Their bottom line up front: IT security spending is increasing, but confidence is falling. Most respondents signaled they expect to be breached in the next 12 months. Before diving into the details of the results we should mention that conclusions from opinion surveys like this are always somewhat generic.

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Cognitio Corp’s Roger Hockenberry Selected to Present On Innovation Strategies at 2015 DoDIIS Conference

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Roger's background in driving innovation and transforming the capabilities in government resulted in the leadership of the Defense Intelligence Agency selecting him to present at the 2015 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference (23-25 August in San Antonio). His presentation, titled "Proven Practices That Speed Technology Time To Mission Impact", will be given at 1600 on Tuesday 25 August 2015.

FieldView 2015

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Its newly introduced (March 2015) FieldView 2015 DCIM is designed to improve data center resilience by capturing, correlating and analyzing massive amounts of live data, enabling “what if?” FieldView’s DCIM solutions deliver innovative data center monitoring and management tools. simulation of. DCIM Solutions

Strata + Hadoop World London 2015: Save 20% with this link

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At this link you can save 20% off registration for Strata + Hadoop World London 2015. For more info and to register see: Strata + Hadoop World London 2015. By Bob Gourley. Immerse yourself in the world of big data at Strata + Hadoop World. Explore solutions to your most challenging problems, connect with the brightest minds in data, find out what’s new in emerging technologies and Apache Hadoop—and see for yourself what data can do. The 3 Most Valuable Days of Your Data Career.

Verisign’s Q1 2015 DDoS Trends Report: Mitigating More DDoS Attacks This Quarter than in 2014

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Verisign's Q1 2015 DDoS Trends Report reveals some interesting trends we should all be aware of. The post Verisign’s Q1 2015 DDoS Trends Report: Mitigating More DDoS Attacks This Quarter than in 2014 appeared first on CTOvision.com. The report captures analysis and insights from Verisign including information derived from mitigations enacted on behalf of, and with cooperation with, customers of Verisign's DDoS Protection Services.

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AFCEA and NIP and the USN Present Navy Information Dominance Day 11 June 2015

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n June 11, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Naval Intelligence Professionals, in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance, will present a classified forum examining the state of Information Dominance in the U.S. The post AFCEA and NIP and the USN Present Navy Information Dominance Day 11 June 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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Your top 5 cloud priorities for the rest of 2015

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Wow -- the year is almost half gone, so it's time for many enterprises to look at how to spend their remaining cloud budget. Alternatively, they can decide what items should be on the to-do list before the end of the year approaches. Here are five points to consider, if you haven't done so already: [ InfoWorld's guide to Docker. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. Create a container strategy. Containers like Docker's are coming on strong.

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Highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

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By Katie Kennedy. The video below is provided by CNET and covers various electronics at the Consumer Electronics Show. It is an early highlights review, but had enough interesting foreshadowing we wanted to bring it to your attention. CNET’s Donald Bell and Bridget Carey run through the show highlights. Watch the CNET video here. Related articles. Consumer Electronics Show kicks off (cbsnews.com).

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Kindle Version of The Cyber Threat Provided Free 20-21 August 2015

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Thanks to Amazon.com we are able to provide our readers with a free copy of the Kindle version of our book on The Cyber Threat during a special three day promotion running 20-21 August 2015. The book was written to provide actionable insights into the cyber threat specially aimed towards the leader who should know more about threats to protect business objectives. You can read this version of the book on any Mac, PC, Tablet, or Smartphone.

2015 Brocade Federal Forum: Help break the network status quo

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Federal Forum 2015 brings government and industry together to understand why and what steps to take to begin this journey. June 17, 2015 • The Renaissance Hotel Downtown, Washington, D.C. By Bob Gourley. Our friends at FedScoop and Brocade are combining efforts to produce an informative event that can help ensure your networks and data centers are optimized. And by optimized I mean are significantly reducing your IT spend, which should get your attention.

9 July 2015 DoD CIO Mobility Industry Day

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Another event we would like to bring to your attention is the AFCEA coordinated DoD CIO Mobility Industry day of 9 July 2015. Here is more from the AFCEA DC Site: On July 9, 2015 the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) will host a Mobility Industry Day at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The post 9 July 2015 DoD CIO Mobility Industry Day appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Palo Alto Networks Federal Forum 20 May 2015

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Learn more about how to better protect your assets from cyber attack at the Palo Alto Networks Federal Forum on 20 May 2015, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Join Palo Alto Networks and your cyber security, data center and endpoint peers for the 2015 Federal Forum at the Newseum in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 20! Couldn''t make it to the annual Palo Alto Networks User Forum, Ignite 2015? Date: May 20, 2015. By Charles Hall.

Palo Alto Federal Forum 20 May 2015 at Newseum

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You may want to check out the 2015 Palo Alto Federal Forum on 20 May 2015 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Bringing you the very latest from the Palo Alto Networks Ignite 2015 annual conference, get the latest product insights and hear from a customer and our executives and product experts. Date: May 20, 2015. The post Palo Alto Federal Forum 20 May 2015 at Newseum appeared first on CTOvision.com. Are you responsible for network security?

Chief Data Strategy Forum 30-31 Mar 2015 in Boston

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If you will be in Boston 30-31 Mar this is the place to be, the 2015 Chief Data Strategy Forum. By 2015, it is forecast that 25% of Fortune 500 companies, across all industries, will have CDOs employed*. By Bob Gourley. Here is more from IQPC: Driving Improved Decision-Making Through Data-Centric Business Intelligence.

7 common mistakes in Go (2015)

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Given at GopherFest 2015. This is an updated version of the talk I gave in NYC Nov 14 at GothamGo. “We We need to think about failure differently. Most people think mistakes are a necessary evil. Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil, they aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new and as such should be seen as valuable. “ - Ed Catmull. As Go is a “new” programming language we are all experimenting and learning how to write better Go.

20% Discount to Attend Strata + Hadoop World 29 Sep – 01 Oct 2015 in NYC

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Have you seen what's new for 2015? The post 20% Discount to Attend Strata + Hadoop World 29 Sep – 01 Oct 2015 in NYC appeared first on CTOvision.com. Strata + Hadoop World in New York sold out last year with more than 5,500 attendees. Over 150 thought-provoking speakers already confirmed: Hilary Mason, Joe Hellerstein, Neha Narkhede from companies like Netflix, Etsy, Airbnb, Lockheed Martin, LinkedIn, and more.

Agenda Announced For 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo

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The agenda for the 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo has now been posted at events.FedCyber.com. Please join us 10 Nov 2015, reserve your seat today, register here. Please reserve your seat today by registering here (as always, the FedCyber Summit is free for federal government employees).

Kindle Version of The Cyber Threat Provided Free 15-17 June 2015

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Thanks to Amazon.com we are able to provide our readers with a free copy of the Kindle version of our book on The Cyber Threat during a special three day promotion running 15, 16 and 17 June 2015. The post Kindle Version of The Cyber Threat Provided Free 15-17 June 2015 appeared first on CTOvision.com.

The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015

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The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference, 7-9 April 2015, will be held at the Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Building 5200, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Schedule: April 07, 2015. April 08, 2015. April 09, 2015. By Charles Hall. We noticed an event readers in the great state of Tennessee may take an interest in.

Napatech to showcase Pandion at RSA 2015

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By Dan Cybulski. Late last month we introduced readers to Napatech’s high speed packet capture appliance, Pandion , announced at this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Napatech has been providing industry leading network management and security accelerators to telcos, the financial industry, and enterprises since 2003.

Integrate (26-30 Sep 2015 in Santa Clara) is the largest conference 100% focused on integrating technologies

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Thanks to the organizers of the Integrate + API World 2015 Conference ( Sept. Integrate + API World 2015 is the nation’s largest integration + API conference featuring participants such as Google, IBM, Facebook, Linkedin, HP, Slack, HipChat, Zendesk, and 200+ more companies. Your OPEN pass will get you into all of the following summits and events: Integrate 2015 Hackathon ( Sept 26-27 ). Who attends Integrate + API World 2015: Developers.

the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote

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Given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015. 2005 - 2015 Distributed Applications Era. Apps in 2005 - 2015 • Browser solidified as window (view) to applications • Mobile emerges… most apps merely component (view) to server based applications • Apps have 1+ billion users. Linux has become the foundation for infrastructure everywhere as it defined application portability from the desktop to the phone and from to the data center to the cloud.

The 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo: Agenda Update

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The 5th Annual FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo will be held 10 Nov 2015 in Tysons Corner VA. With this post we provide a quick update on how the event is looking this year. We conclude with encouragement for you to sign up right away, we are 30 days away from the event and seats will go fast.

Big Data & Brews from Strata NY 2015: Tony Baer on Spark in the Hadoop Ecosystem

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Datameer kicked off their first Big Data & Brews on the East Coast at Strata + Hadoop World New York. Datameer sat down with Tony Baer, principle analyst at Ovum Research, to discuss where Spark fits into the Hadoop ecosystem. Watch Part 1 of Big Data & Brews with Tony Baer here. TRANSCRIPT: Andrew: All right. Here we are at another Strata Plus Hadoop World. I’m Andrew Brust, the senior director of technical product marketing and evangelism at Datameer.

2015 Federal IT Spending Update: An analysis of the budget for CTOvision Pro Subscribers

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As an aid to helping CTOvision Pro readers digest the federal budget and develop optimal strategies we provide overviews in two key ways: A high level overview of 2015 Federal IT spending. By Bob Gourley. The total federal budget is about $3.9 Trillion. Of that, about $1 Trillion is “discretionary” meaning it is something that the current government planners (Congress) government has a choice on. About $79 Billion of this is for IT. That is huge!

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The 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium Will be held 7 March in Herndon VA

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CTOvision is a proud media sponsor of the 2015 STEM Symposium, which will be held on March 7th at the Nysmith School in Herndon, Va from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. To register or get more info, on the 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium at www.stemsymposium.com. By Michael Johnson. This year''s theme. The Parent Factor: How to Engage your Kids in STEM.