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Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification

CTOvision

They now offer a certificate program leading to an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) certificate. Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate. The ITPM certificate program will assist insider threat program managers developing a formal insider threat program. Insider Threat Program Team Members. Insider Threat Program Managers. Government/Academia. By Bob Gourley.

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Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

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If you are into technology and government and want to find ways to enhance your ability to serve big missions you need to be at this event, 25 Feb at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Evaluating Commercial Cloud Services for Government – A Progress Report. By Bob Gourley.

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Have You Ever Had A Complaint/Suggestion About How The Federal Government Buys Technology

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Everyone with any history in or around government has stories they can tell about federal government procurements. Perhaps the first 535 reasons are the 535 voting members of the US Congress that have the funding, oversight and legislative powers for how government works. And then there is the fact that the center of all executive power in our government, the President, is a political position. By Bob Gourley.

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The 4 October Synergy Forum: Free for government, discounted for CTOvision readers

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Government attendees can register free. Attracting more than 500 policy-makers, engineers, architects, program managers and innovators in the federal government and global technology ecosystem, Synergy Forum 2016 is multi-disciplinary, examining the emerging fusion of physical and digital worlds, including: growing connections between cyber and physical domains. Government attendees register for free. Bob Gourley.

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How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

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Symantec Government Symposium 11 March 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC

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All those factors together make the Symantec Government Symposium of 11 March 2014 one to pay attention to. Here are details from the invite: Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join 1500 IT leaders and innovators on March 11 to collaborate and discuss the top issues in IT security and management. Discuss best practices around the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management Roadmap and Implementation Guidance (FICAM). Legend: Track A: Enabling Mobile Government.

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Cloud Computing In Government Lesson's Learned From On The FrontLines Magazine

Cloud Musings

This issues showcases cloud computing leaders from government and the private sector that share their views on this critical topic. A few of the educational gems enclosed in this 20 PAGE ISSUE: Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP Program Manager, GSA - “The first one is security is largely not a technical issue. If you look at any sort of management of anything, technical things and problems are usually pretty easy to solve and there’s a quick ability to do that.”

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CTOvision Pro: A Subscription Based Research and Analysis Service

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Enterprise architects, program managers and acquisition professionals gain insights into the rapidly shifting technology landscape. Analysis Big Data CTOvision Admin Cyber Security DoD and IC Government CTOCTOvision Pro is our subscription based research and analysis service. CTOvision Pro provides subscribers with more in-depth research, analysis and reporting on topics that matter to enterprise IT.

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Cognitio Is Sponsoring The CTOvision Synergy Conference

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The 2015 Synergy Forum will bring together government and industry practitioners driving our collective technology futures. Invited speakers and attendees include policy-makers, architects, program managers and influencers in the federal government and the most forward thinking engineers, architects and innovators in the American technology ecosystem. By Katie Kennedy. Please SAVE THE DATE for the 1st Annual Cognitio/ CTOvision Synergy Conference.

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IntelliDyne’s ITAC Published Top 10 Tech Trends In 2015 For Government Enterprise Infrastructure Management

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IntelliDyne’s ITAC is a thought leadership council focused on promoting innovation in Enterprise Infrastructure Management and technology solutions in government, comprised of IntelliDyne senior technologists and enterprise architects. Insights include: IoT – Internet Of Things will become practical as government figures how to extend applications, solutions and analytics from the Gov Enterprise & Data Centers. By Katie Kennedy.

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Cloud Computing In Government Lesson's Learned From On The FrontLines Magazine

Cloud Musings

This issues showcases cloud computing leaders from government and the private sector that share their views on this critical topic. A few of the educational gems enclosed in this 20 PAGE ISSUE: Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP Program Manager, GSA - “The first one is security is largely not a technical issue. If you look at any sort of management of anything, technical things and problems are usually pretty easy to solve and there’s a quick ability to do that.”

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: FedRAMP PMO Releases First.

Cloud Musings

Late today the FedRAMP Program Management Office released the first list of certified Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs). qualifies 3PAOs according to two requirements: Independence and quality management in accordance with ISO standards. Cloudcuity Secure, Unified Cloud Management and Control Services. GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government. Currently, he serves as Vice President & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, LLC.

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Do You Seek To Support DoD? Selling your Requirements – in a fiscally constrained year

CTOvision

As the DoD budget continues to decline, we can expect extra scrutiny on each and every funded program. Whether you supply people/services, weapons systems, platforms or IT hardware/software, you need to ensure you can show the government they are getting great value from your efforts. If you serve DoD efforts and can help them better quantify your contributions you may save your program.

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How Important Is “Perfect Data” To Data Analytics Programs?

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database managers have always had to concern themselves with standards, data cleaning, corrections, and manual versus automated approaches to data quality control. The question of "where to start" on a data analytics program was another important question raised by the DorobekINSIDER attendees. Look first at available data before proposing significant changes to your data management infrastructure. Also consider upgrading middle and upper management's analytical skills.

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Summary from the 30 July Analyst Forum

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Attendees came from the finance sector, media outlets, ecommerce companies, retail companies, the heathcare sector, the scientific research community, law enforcement, plus multiple government agencies including DHS, DoD (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines ), NRO, DIA, NGA, NIH, NCI, DoT, Treasury, State, VA, HHS, and many others. By Katie Kennedy.

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Ensuring Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19

Kitaboo on EdTech

Over the past few weeks, all you must be hearing about is COVID-19 and how governments of different countries are coping with it. Not only academic classes but corporate training programs have also been postponed or canceled.

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Tech CEO’s: Are you ready to work with federal systems integrators?

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The big integrators also invest time and energy in learning government mission needs. The big integrators want to partner with small innovative tech firms to help them win the attention of government thought leaders and more importantly to win procurements. On some contracts, you may be required to commit to only interact with the government via the prime contractor. But that will not stop you from all interactions with the government.

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Basis Technology Hosts 9th Annual Human Language Technology Conference

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This one day conference will delve into the latest advancements in Natural Language Processing and related technologies used in government, enterprise, and Big Data platforms. The conference will gather directors, senior officials, linguists, technologists, product owners, and program managers whose mandate is shaped by getting the most out of HLT. By Bob Gourley. One of the key sponsors of our 30 April Synergy Forum is Basis Technology.

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Spotlight on Cybersecurity Leaders: Diego Maldonado

SecureWorld News

Currently, Diego is serving as Manager of Cybersecurity Engineering at Leonardo DRS supporting the U.S. Diego is Project Management and CISSP credentialed. Diego will present a session on " How to Build an Effective Security Awareness Program."

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The 4 October Synergy Forum: Fantastic speakers, even more fantastic attendees

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Government attendees can register free (Industry attendees can take an additional 25% off using the code below). Attracting more than 500 policy-makers, engineers, architects, program managers and innovators in the federal government and global technology ecosystem, Synergy Forum 2016 is multi-disciplinary, examining the emerging fusion of physical and digital worlds, including: growing connections between cyber and physical domains. Bob Gourley.

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Palo Alto Networks Federal Forum 20 May 2015

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This all-day event brings representatives from industry, government, and technology together to discuss issues relevant to cyber security. Save the Date and Government Keynote Announcement. Hear from Government thought leaders and Palo Alto Networks executives, Unit 42 threat researchers and other experts on the state of the industry and more. Jeff Wagner, Director of IT Security Operations, Office of Personnel Management (OPM). By Charles Hall.

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Tech Moves: Zillow VP joins OpenSea; Panopto hires Microsoft manager; product vet joins Binance

GeekWire

Loni Manhanta , formerly vice president of government relations & public policy for Zillow Group, joined NFT marketplace OpenSea in a similar role. Dwight Krossa , former Microsoft executive, will join Evisort , a contract management software company, as vice president of product.

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

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The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security. Conference Events will include 6 Invited speakers & government panel, 25 Academic presentations, 6 industry presentations, plus the Oak Ridge Cyber & Information Security Research Group. manufacturing program (bizjournals.com). By Charles Hall.

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Registration Open For The 4 Oct 2016 Synergy Forum: CTOvision readers can save 10%

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Government attendees can register free. Building on the success of the inaugural Synergy Forum , this full-day conference brings together industry and government practitioners and executives to discuss technology trends, innovation and their impacts on cybersecurity, in the context of enhancing enterprise and mission outcomes. Government attendees register for free. Bob Gourley.

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Microsoft Edge now automatically generates image labels for screen readers

The Verge

When a screen reader finds an image without a label, that image can be automatically processed by machine learning (ML) algorithms to describe the image in words and capture any text it contains,” explains Travis Leithead , a program manager on Microsoft’s Edge platform team.

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Google workers announce plans to unionize

The Verge

Its goal will be to tackle ongoing issues like pay disparity, retaliation, and controversial government contracts. This union builds upon years of courageous organizing by Google workers,” said Nicki Anselmo, a Google program manager.

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Boeing’s Insitu subsidiary to pay $25M to settle whistleblower complaint about used drone parts

GeekWire

According to his LinkedIn page , O’Hara left Insitu in 2014 to become a program manager at TIV. Insitu built the ScanEagle drone for long-duration U.S. Navy missions. Insitu Photo). Bingen, Wash.-based

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Interoperability Clearinghouse Launches "Agile Cloud" Collaboration

Cloud Musings

This industry-wide effort is targeted at developing an open and inclusive cloud service brokerage environment capable of rapidly provisioning innovative technologies to the US Government on a fee for service basis. Additional key characteristics will include: Interoperable technologies; A consistent acquisition model; Standard technical assessment framework; and a Standardized service level management model. Last Wednesday, Maj Gen, USAF (Ret) John T.

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The US is testing robot patrol dogs on its borders

The Verge

The southern border can be an inhospitable place for man and beast, and that is exactly why a machine may excel there,” said Brenda Long, a program manager for the DHS’ research and development arm, the Science & Technology directorate (S&T), in a blog post.

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Join 11 Dec 2014 Webinar For Latest In Big Data Design Patterns From Intel and Cloudera

CTOvision

This webinar format will enable us to dynamically present and then interact with the architects, program managers and technology executives attending. Bob was a former government CTO and is the co-founder and partner at Cognitio , a research and analysis consultancy. Webster has a deep background in the content management and search industries, and brings more than 20 years of hands-on software and services management. By Bob Gourley.

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ITAAC/ICH and TIA To Host Commercial Cloud Sourcing Brainstorming Session for NGA

Cloud Musings

Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with government representatives on conceptualizing a multi-vendor marketplace from which NGA and other government entities could quickly source and acquire innovative and interoperable cloud computing services (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS). The envisioned cloud computing services environment will leverage this guidance to manage the consistent application of design principles and design standards.

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NASA names headquarters after Mary Jackson, the agency’s first Black female engineer

The Verge

In order to undertake her training to be an engineer, Jackson had to petition the local government to study alongside her white peers at the then-segregated Hampton High School. Jackson’s career at NASA began at the then-segregated West Area Computing Unit. Image: NASA.

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Stand By For Reporting From the Intelligence and National Security Summit 18-19 Sep 2014 #Intelligence2014

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Managing Director. Government Executive Media Group. National Intelligence Manager, Far East. Deputy Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management. Office of Management and Budget. ISR Capture Staffing Manager. Director, Insider Risk Management. Managing Director Security. Executive Director CyberSkills Management. Deputy Director for Intelligence for Strategic Programs. Deputy Program Manager.

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Haystax Technology (@HaystaxTech) Names Advisory Board Members (including @BobGourley and @BobFlores)

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and high-ranking former officials from government organizations, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and National Security Agency (NSA). He is a board member for a number of industry and government organizations and is a participant in the National Security Agency Advisory Board (NSAAB) Emerging Technologies Panel.

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Pentagon boosts two Seattle ventures working on nuclear-powered prototypes for space applications

GeekWire

Ryan Weed, NAPP’s program manager, said today in a news release. “Nuclear tech has traditionally been government-developed and operated, but we have discovered a thriving ecosystem of commercial companies, including startups, innovating in space nuclear.”

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Attend the 6 Feb @Cloudera Federal Forum: For the Analyst, Data Scientist, #BigData Technologist in DC

CTOvision

This will be a great venue for thought leaders from the federal government, great tech firms and very talented integrator firms. The speakers are a world-class-best mix of data and analysis practitioners, and from what I can tell the attendees will be the real action-oriented professionals from government really making things happen in Big Data analysis. 8:45 AM Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management – Introduction of the Enterprise Data Hub.

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Meet Some Of The Incredible Speakers At The 30 April Synergy Forum: And Save Your Seat

CTOvision

Great thought leaders, planners and staff are coming from across the federal government and industry to interact together at this event. Kirit Amin: Highly successful businessman who entered government to serve. Tim Schmidt : Successful careers in industry and government, a true mission-focused enterprise thinker. And more on the event: The 2015 Synergy Forum will bring together government and industry practitioners driving our collective technology futures.

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Radian Aerospace comes out of stealth and raises $27.5M for orbital space plane development

GeekWire

Air Force’s Manned Spaceflight Engineer program in the 1980s — and went on to become a program manager at Boeing, focusing on reusable space systems. government and “selected foreign governments.”

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Amazon extends remote work policy for office employees to June 2021

GeekWire

“We continue to prioritize the health of our employees and follow local government guidance,” a company spokesperson said in a statement. An in-house pilot testing program for employees was confirmed in May.

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Technologists From Intel, Cloudera and CTOvision Delve Into Big Data Designs 11 Dec 2014

CTOvision

This webinar format will enable us to dynamically present and then interact with the architects, program managers and technology executives attending. Webster has a deep background in the content management and search industries, and brings more than 20 years of hands-on software and services management. Bob was a former government CTO and is the co-founder and partner at Cognitio , a research and analysis consultancy. By Bob Gourley.

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Former U.S. Intelligence Personnel Turn 'Hackers-for-Hire'

SecureWorld News

government employees, who had considered using cyberspace to leverage export-controlled information for the benefit of a foreign government or a foreign commercial company — there is a risk, and there will be consequences.".

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Tech Moves: Flying Fish adds investor to lead new Canada office; Panopto, magniX hire CEOs

GeekWire

million from Alberta Enterprise Corporation , formed by the Government of Alberta in 2008, as part of its new $70 million fund. The partnership with Alberta’s government and the hire of Linke-Boyko are part of Flying Fish’s broadening focus beyond the Pacific Northwest.

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Charge up: How the Pacific Northwest is boosting electric infrastructure as EV sales rise

GeekWire

This is a transformational time,” said Tonia Buell, alternative fuels program manager for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). So government funding is currently backing a network of installations.