The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015


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

FieldView 2015

Data Center Knowledge

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.

Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2015

Data Center Knowledge

While "boring" is a good thing as far as data center operators are concerned, 2015 was not a boring year for the data center industry Read More. DCK Featured Popular

7 common mistakes in Go (2015)


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.

2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List


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 . 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


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).

The Hacker Playbook: updated for 2015


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.

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National Cyber Security Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees


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.

RSA Conference 2015 – San Francisco 20-24 April 2015


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 ( The Essential Guide to Cloud Security at RSA 2015 ( The 2015 RSA Conference Clock Ticks Toward April 20 (

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report Reveals Cyberattacks Rising and Confidence Sinking


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.

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the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote


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.

CIO's Five Predictions for 2015

Social, Agile and Transformation

This year, I thought I would take a stab at some predictions and what may be important to CIOs in 2015. It''s that time of year when the analysts and media predict the year to come in technology. If you missed some of these prediction, see Gil Press'' recap of Forrester''s, Gartner''s and IDC''s predictions. I''m not talking IoT everywhere, even bigger Big Data, and other big or bold predictions -. big data cio cloud computing cmo data management data scientist IOT

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South Asia’s Biggest Tech Event - “Digital World 2015”

Cloud Musings

I am proud and honored to announce that I have been added as a speaker at SouthAsia’s biggest tech event “Digital World 2015” , 9th - 12th February, 2015 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Mike Olson Strata + Hadoop World 2015 Opening Keynote


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.

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Napatech to showcase Pandion at RSA 2015


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.

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


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.

Army Intelligence Industry Day 29 July 2015


On July 29, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Clearance deadline is July 15, 2015. The post Army Intelligence Industry Day 29 July 2015 appeared first on Army, will co-sponsor a special, one day classified event tailored for members of industry focused on U.S. Army Intelligence. The event will be held at Engility Heritage Conference Center, Chantilly, VA.

Top 10 Data Center Predictions for 2015

Data Center Knowledge

With the arrival of a new year, organizations are making plans to address the explosion of enterprise data in 2015, writes Ron Vokoun of JE Dunn Construction. A big question is how those plans will differ from data center operations in 2014. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show


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.

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2015 Brocade Federal Forum: Help break the network status quo


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.

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2015 — The 3rd Platform Gets Real For IT

Chuck's Blog - EMC

 But, in 2015, it shows every sign of getting very real for many more IT groups.  I would only expect this to accelerate through 2015. And by the end of 2015, it should be clear to most everyone involved that “that was then, this is now”.

John Mayer At Dell World 2015!! (Oh, I'll be there too.)

Cloud Musings

See more at: [link] Seven-time Grammy Award winning artist John Mayer will perform at Dell World 2015! Jackson 2015 ) Follow me at [link An artist who defies all boundaries, John Mayer has won seven Grammy Awards and sold more than 17 million albums worldwide.

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SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies


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.

Chief Data Strategy Forum 30-31 Mar 2015 in Boston


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.

Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015


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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CloudCamp Bangladesh In Dhaka! - February 11, 2015

Cloud Musings

That''s why I will be in Dhaka, the national capital, for CloudCamp Bangladesh , February 11, 2015. Did you know that. Goldman Sachs recognized Bangladesh as one of the Next Eleven (N-11) - a list of eleven countries having strong potential for becoming the world''s largest economies along with BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China)?

Fed News Roundup 13 July 2015


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?

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Fed News Roundup 16 July 2015


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

Fed Tech News Roundup 10 July 2015


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

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Fed Tech News Roundup 8 July 2015


Pentagon's Silicon Valley unit gets $1.75M for fiscal 2015 - 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

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


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 Strata + Hadoop World in New York sold out last year with more than 5,500 attendees.

Fed Tech News Roundup 9 July 2015


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


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.