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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker NASA Taps 5 Institutions to Promote STEM Education at Minority-Serving Colleges NTIA extends ICANN contract for another year Mission-driven data ...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Kindle Version of The Cyber Threat Provided Free 20-21 August 2015 QTS Sets Eyes on Federal Market with Carpathia Acquisition - Nextgov (blog) Bi...
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 towar...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker The Cyber Threat: Paperback and Kindle Edition Both Updated For 2015 XLA Unveils New Systems Delivery Solution BCAT (Business Capability Analysis...
What do business leaders need to know about the cyber threat to their operations? Author Bob Gourley, the Director of Intelligence in the first Department of Defense cyber defense organization and co-founder/partner at Cognitio Corp shares lessons from direct contact with adversaries i...
Flying cars might not be a reality today, but hover boards are real. Lexus has just released their promotional video of their hoverboard, "Slide", and now the internet is stirring with the “Back to the Future” board. This board is essentially a skateboard without wheels. Its base has t...
Cognitio's CEO Roger Hockenberry is widely known in the technology community as a thought leading CTO with a proven ability to innovate in service to enterprise objectives. Roger brings a unique background with proven past performance in everything he does. He has helped transform star...
Announcing a unique solution that works for HPC, Big Data Analytics, or a hybrid environment. Bright Computing’s latest version of Bright Cluster Manager is integrated with Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre (IEEL) software. With this integration, system administrators can easily dep...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker A season for cyber - FCW.com 4 technologies that will disrupt DOD logistics - GCN.com Metrics key to measuring success on IT projects - FCW.com B...
On Thursday 20 August at 2pm EST Datameer is providing an informative webinar titled: The Ever Changing Hadoop Ecosystem. What does it mean? The following is from their invite: Hadoop is changing. Despite being Big Data’s poster child for the last several years, changes to Hadoop's arc...
An important thing in every company is employee training if the organization is to continue reaping from its important resource—employees. Nonetheless, employees are always busy with all kinds of duties and clearly always on the move. In such a case, microlearning comes in handy to giv...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com): Fed Tech Ticker Federal Student Loan Repayments for Teachers May Get Makeover - Campus Technology NASA Wants to Know if Open Innovation Challenges Are Working - N...
Technology that has been used to hunt terrorists is now gaining traction with Wall Street to enhance customer outcomes, make better decisions and even track down fraud. The Wall Street Journal examined this trend in their piece titled: Spy Software Gets a Second Life on Wall Street. Th...
Picking up a newspaper and turning on the TV, one is instantly confronted with news of yet another cyber hack. With cyber attacks headlining the news, millions of people are concerned with whether their personal information has been breached. These attacks are becoming more and more so...
Every year the organizers of The Strata Conference and Hadoop World graciously offer CTOvision readers with discounted registration to this important event. A discount registration code is below. So is a link to an entry form you can use to enter our drawing for a free pass to the even...
There are steps you can take to reduce your digital risks and mitigate threats to your enterprise. One key step is to continue your self education in best practices. That is what the The 9-11 Sep Cyber Innovation Forum is all about. This event, organized by NIST, DHS and NSA, will be a...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Drone Researchers See the Technology Grounded by Federal Safety Rules - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) #ILookLikeAnEngineer Challen...
Before adopting cloud infrastructure solutions, businesses should ensure their use case calls for the cloud, otherwise they may face a cloud hangover. Although the benefits of the cloud do not necessarily hinge solely on cost, many businesses adopt the cloud with precisely that rationa...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Contract to Notify and Protect OPM Hack Victims Now Out - Nextgov Questions Your Federal Agency Should Ask About Next-Gen Firewalls - FedTech Mag...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall US Officials Warn That Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hackers - Nextgov Hackers Deface a Trump Websi...
The highly regarded champions of cyber security Matt Devost and Tom Parker both made a very interesting Facebook posts today, reporting that Accenture has acquired the FusionX, the firm they created and nurtured into a cadre of high performance cyber practitioners making a dramatic dif...
An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. The app began as a way to serve our readers with content from CTOvision and that remains a key capability. But we now include feeds from all other major tech blogs, letting you use our mobi...
Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Our bottom line conclusion: Integration of the Verisign DNS Firewall into an existing environment couldn’t be more seamless, configuration and management are a br...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker The Technical Limitations of Lloyd’s Cyber Report on the Insurance Implications of Cyberattack on the US Grid Banks And Insurance Companies Aware...
After reading the news of Radiant Group's acquisition of HumanGeo I contacted the two founders of HumanGeo, Al Di Leonardo and Abe Usher, to seek some first-hand lessons learned of use to the community as well as to congratulate these two friends from the national security ecosystem. T...
July 23, Hortonworks announced that they have been named to The Channel Company’s exclusive 2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List. This annual list highlights the technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products and create opportunities for channel partners in North America, wh...
A recent purchase of mine was a 2015 Jeep. Until now, I thought it was a safe and reliable car, but that is not the case anymore. As technology advances and cars become smarter and more technologically savvy, they become another target for hackers. Imagine speeding down the highway,...
Editor's note: The highly respected venture capital firms Blu Venture, Sequoia, and Conversion Capital have announced their support and funding of Immuta, a next-gen enterprise data management startup. We have had the pleasure of working with Immuta and have known their founding team f...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker GAO To Congress: Revisit Privacy Concerns Over Facial Recognition Technology - TechCrunch Tracking Sentiment Around Presidential Candidates with ...
With the primary race already flooding the news, the 2016 presidential election is just around the corner. Scrolling through the superfluous social media feed and news articles, a consumer is overwhelmed with information. ICG Solutions has announced their new powerful social analytics ...
The prevailing feeling about why there has been so little focus on securing control systems is that it isn’t real. What I constantly hear is “once there is a real control system cyber incident I will spend the time and money to address the problem”. Unfortunately, there have been alrea...
With this post we are initiating coverage of Tamr. Tamr was founded in 2013 by a distinguished cadre of database industry veterans including Andy Palmer and Turing award winner Mike Stonebreaker. Tamr enables enterprises to make use of 100% of available data by unifying and enriching d...
CTOvision seeks to provide information that helps enterprise technologists succeed. This includes curated lists of technologies we believe hold the greatest potential of making dramatically positive/virtuous contributions to organizational missions. Since all of us already know the big...
The Daily Threat Brief provides strategic insights into threats. This is an open source intelligence report modeled after the concept of the President’s Daily Brief (PDB). Every day the analysts of Cognitio succinctly provide insights into global risk and security issues in ways that c...
The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Paul Leslie, CEO of Dovel and New Board Chairman of the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia Talks Gala, Giving Circles and Growth Strategy ...
InternetIdentity (IID) is a cybersecurity company. Its flagship product, ActiveTrust, is one of the world’s largest commercial cyberthreat data exchanges. IID provides the platform to easily exchange cyber threat intelligence between enterprises and governments. Fortune 500 companies a...
Emerging Threats - now part of Proofpoint - is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become a de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection. The ...
AlienVault is a leading provider of unified security management and crowd-sourced threat intelligence required to detect and act on today’s advanced threats. AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX) gives you access to the largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence exchange. OTX is an open...
ThreatStream provides an enterprise class Threat Intelligence Platform, combining comprehensive threat data collection, prioritization, and analytics with secure collaboration in a vetted community. Offering a comprehensive enterprise security infrastructure integration, ThreatStream e...
ThreatConnect, Inc. is the leading provider of advanced threat intelligence products and services including ThreatConnect, a Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP). ThreatConnect delivers a single platform in the cloud and on-premises to effectively aggregate, analyze, and act to counter s...