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Newly Nonprofit Vancouver Internet Exchange Moves Into Cologix Data Center

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The colocation deal is part of the process of restructuring VANIX as a nonprofit member-governed Internet exchange. Read More. colocation Cologix Connectivity Peering

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The Data Impact Awards: This is the “academy awards” of data solutions

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Editor’s note: Last night Cloudera held the 2014 Data Impact Awards. But I don’t care now, I’ve been on the stage in the big data community version of that gala. 2014 Finalists Announced for Data Impact Awards. Second Annual Awards Program, Presented by Cloudera, Honors Big Data Achievements. In the past year, we’ve seen a fundamental shift in the way organizations approach Big Data management,” said Alan Saldich, vice president, Marketing, Cloudera.

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do

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Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. Sweeping change and open data are dawning for U.S. Senate passed the DATA Act — unanimously. The House has passed the DATA Act twice already , so it seems likely that this bill will soon be on President Obama’s desk for his approval or veto. Mark Warner (D-VA) first introduced it , we now know what the final DATA Act will look like. By HudsonHollister.

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?

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If you are in or know people in government, non-profits or NGO’s that have leveraged Hadoop in service to missions please nominate them for recognition as part of the 2014 Data Impact Awards presented by Cloudera. 2014 Data Impact Awards. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO.

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David Bray of FCC @FCC_CIO Discusses Public Service and Data Analytics at 2014 Analyst Forum 

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On July 30 th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Dr. Bray framed data analytics within a larger discussion of public service. In his experience serving the public, Mr. Bray has observed the increasing blurring of the lines differentiating the public sector, the private sector, academia, and nonprofits. By Shannon Perry.

Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

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Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards

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During this round, applications were invited under six programs -- Commercialization, Eminent Researcher Recruitment, Facilities Enhancement, Matching Funds, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Matching Funds and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Matching Funds -- to support the private sector, academia and nonprofit research institutes across the state. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been a driver of innovation and entrepreneurship.

4th Annual SAP NS2 Solutions Summit

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The anticipation is that the 700+ attendees from government, business, research, media, and nonprofits will gain fresh insights from an all-star roster of speakers – as well as exclusive opportunities to see SAP's solutions in action, and to give back to U.S. SAP's annual Solutions Summit is an opportunity to engage and lead the dialogue that is grounded in perspectives from national security leaders such as yourself, on critical issues facing the U.S. national security community.

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Fed Tech Roundup August 20

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Federal CTO Megan Smith to Receive Nonprofit Org’s ‘Charging Buffalo’ Award Sept. NIH funds new tools to crack genomic big data - GCN.com. Six Months In, White House Data Scientist Reflects on Progress - Nextgov. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. How to Get Ahead of 2016: Ensuring Federal IT Can Adapt to Leadership Transitions - Nextgov.

Government Employees and Contractors: Attend 10 Apr Dialog With @LorenSiebert on Open Source DigitalGov Search Tech

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Here are some details and instructions on how to register: Open source search technology has improved rapidly in recent years just as private companies, government agencies, and the nonprofit sector are realizing they have a search problem. It’s no longer enough to make our government data available for simple browsing or downloads. We also need to provide a way for the public to search our data to gain meaningful insights. By Bob Gourley.

Phishing test results in a barely-passing grade for users

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The global nonprofit Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) recorded more unique phishing campaigns in the first quarter of 2016 than in any other three-month span since it began tracking data more than a decade ago, and the U.S. Perhaps hundreds of emails cross your screen every day. The day can drag on and in the monotony of your daily routine, you just keep clicking on links without a care in the world.

Expanding the AWS Cloud: Introducing the AWS Canada (Central) Region

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AWS data centers in Canada will draw from a regional electricity grid that is 99 percent powered by hydropower. Having the ability to provide these services locally enables Box to better serve Canadian enterprises looking for cloud solutions while ensuring their data is stored inside Canada.

NJVC® Introduces Cloudcuity? AppDeployer to Create and Sell

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government and commercial and academic organizations to build apps for a wide variety of functions, including catalog management, nonprofit management, team management and collaboration and long-term care logistics. We offer a wide breadth of IT and strategic solutions to our customers, ranging from strategic consulting to managed flexible services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Center Services, IT Services and Print Solutions. Cloud Musings by Kevin L.

How to protect your mission-critical information

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Given the vast and increasing volumes of data within organizations today, securing your data can seem an insurmountable task. But you can get your arms around it if you assess the value of your data and focus your attention on protecting your mission-critical information assets — the crown jewels.

SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym

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Previously, Deason worked for the data-processing firm MTech, where he was promoted to CEO at the age of 29. Before joining MTech, Deason worked in data processing for Gulf Oil in Tulsa, having started there as a mail clerk. “My Employing data mining, machine learning and other technologies as tools to respond to complexities of information security. Big Data CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Computer security Dallas Darwin Deason Deason George W.

CIT (@CITorg) Announces New Solicitation for Commercialization Fund (pls help spread word)

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The solicitation targets research and commercialization performed by Virginia public and private universities, nonprofit research institutions, and young companies. Eligible technologies are identified in program-specific guidelines and include sectors such as advanced manufacturing, cyber security, data analytics, energy, life sciences and modeling and simulation. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Why IT Leads the Pack in Corporate Social Responsibility

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What is different about today’s tech industry is the constant feed of data at their disposal. And when customers are vocal on social media about certain causes, tech companies monitor those sentiments and try to act with that data in mind. Social media provides plenty of raw information for data analytics. Traditionally, that data is used to gauge consumer awareness, brand reputation, and even product and service opportunities.

BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! - A Screw's Loose

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It is freeing your data by building APIs to access it, involving identity management to make sure the right people can access the data through the APIs, and then building apps which are focused on the task at hand that allow the employees to turn the data into information that they need. Nonprofit HR. Big Data. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! by Brian Katz on May 30, 2012 · 6 comments.

Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

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Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.